Category Archives: Resource Management

Killed Off Half the Oysters in 20 Years

From the Bay Journal (you know, the one that EPA tried to de-fund), yeah, that Bay Journal) Bay Journal Maryland oyster population down by half since 1999, study finds First-ever Bay stock assessment sees overfishing in more than half of … Continue reading

Posted in Chesapeake Bay, Conservation, Resource Management

ISLANDS ADRIFT – Post Irma/Maria State-of-Preparedness of the Eastern Caribbean Islands

This report by BVI Beacon Editor Freeman Rogers and a team of reporters from the Center for Investigative Journalism (CPI) in Puerto Rico. Check the article at the link above for some excellent photography not shown in this text copy … Continue reading

Posted in Disaster Management, Futures, Governance, Information, Media, Resource Management, Small Island, Tourism

The Bozos Strike Again — EPA Breaks Contract with Bay Journal

In the Pruitt EPA, even when they might do important, good things, like Bay restoration, they don’t want us to know about it. The Bay Journal is THE BEST reporting there is on Bay restoration. from the Newport News Daily Press  … Continue reading

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The “Wise Use” Roots of the Bundy Seizure of the Federal Refuge in Oregon

The Sunday New York Times provides some of this background <http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/10/opinion/sunday/the-ideological-roots-of-the-oregon-standoff.html?_r=0&gt;, but the 12-year-old piece quoted below from the September 2004 Sierra Club Magazine <http://vault.sierraclub.org/sierra/200409/wiseuse.asp&gt; is clearer about the links to Wise Use and militants in the West, including especially … Continue reading

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Routledge Handbook of Ocean Resources and Management

[From Tundi Agardy, Island Resources friend and an expert on the Caribbean Sea, among other marine topics.] Edited by Hance D. Smith, Juan Luis Suárez de Vivero, Tundi S. Agardy © 2015 – Routledge 612 pages | 103 B/W Illus.  Look Inside Description Contents Editors … Continue reading

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Good Sense about Morality from the NewScientist

On-line at <https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22730400-700-morality-2-0-how-manipulating-our-minds-could-save-the-world/&gt; Morality 2.0: How manipulating our minds could save the world [Emphasis added] Our moral instincts are failing to cope with the dilemmas of the modern world. Is it time to use tricks, pills or brain zaps to … Continue reading

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Intelligent Tourism Talk from VietNam

from the English-language VietNam News <http://vietnamnews.vn/sunday/features/273049/limited-tourism-helps-keep-island-green.html&gt; Updated July, 12 2015 08:38:00 Limited tourism helps keep island green Still pristine: Many visitors to Hoi An City cannot resist the unspoilt beauty of Cham Island, which they can reach in just 25 … Continue reading

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