A study by Octavio Aburto-Oropeza of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and colleagues, published in PLoS ONE in August, 2011, has demonstrated that the Cabo Pulmo National Park, a well-managed No-Take Marine Reserve since 1995, now supports dramatically more fish… Read More »Some good environmental news: a no-take marine reserve that really works!
Yes, there is sometimes good environmental news. On July 29th, as reported in the Los Angeles Times, President Obama announced an ambitious increase in fuel-economy standards for passenger vehicles for model years 2017 to 2025, capping weeks of talks between… Read More »Improving efficiency standards for US cars
Australia and Canada are alike in so many ways, especially in their political and cultural history. On July 10th, Julia Gillard, Australian PM, announced a new carbon tax to come into effect in 2012, and then be phased into a… Read More »Australia Introduces Carbon Tax