July 2013

Here are some beautiful pictures taken by FLCR’s own Jim Marsh of the 3 acre Native Grass Restoration site at university of the Pacific!

Environmental researchers at Harvard University have published evidence that significant reductions in mercury emissions will be necessary just to stabilize current levels of the toxic element in the environment. So much mercury persists in surface reservoirs (soil, air, and water) from past pollution, going back thousands of years, that it will continue to persist in the ocean and accumulate in fish for decades to centuries, they report.

“It’s easier said than done, but we’re advocating for aggressive reductions, and sooner rather than later,” says Helen Amos, a Ph.D. candidate in Earth and Planetary Sciences at the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and lead author of the study, published in the journal Global Biogeochemical Cycles.


Click here to read more at www.seas.harvard.edu

People say that a picture says a thousand words… well in this case, a musical interpretation of the stats about global warming speak volumes:


<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/69122809″>A Song of Our Warming Planet</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/user19176823″>Ensia</a&gt; on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>