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Help Your Lawn Fight Climate Change and Protect Your Home

Top Ten Reasons for Modifying Your Lawn Care 10. Before you commence spreading pounds of quick-release fertilizer consider letting your lawn combat climate change by switching your fertilizer type. 9.  Replace your patio with a lawn and thank grass for being a sponge when extreme weather hits. 8.  Stop the spreading to have green lawns…

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Stop the Destruction of Our Waterways & Help Take Down Roundup

Please join with us to inform your town or city about the harms of fertilizer pollution on Massachusetts’s waterways. Throughout Massachusetts, our bodies of water are being polluted with nutrients causing the degradation of water quality and the destruction of wildlife. The goal of ORI’s Clean Water Project is to stop nitrogen and phosphorus pollution.…

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Oskar’s Quest, Deep Adaptation with Jem Bendell

As climate change wreaks havoc on our wildlife and agriculture, what do you tell a 13 year-old boy about his future? Oskar didn’t need to be told. Answering his mum why he was crying, the 13 year-old said he wouldn’t be able to live like her, because society would collapse from climate change. Dumbfounded, his…

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In Defense of New England’s Deep-Sea Coral Reefs

Thomas A. Nies, Executive Director New England Fisheries Management Council 50 Water Street, Mill 2 Newburyport, MA  01950 May 26, 2017 Dear Mr. Nies, I am writing to the Council’s Habitat Committee to comment on the Draft Omnibus Deep-Sea Coral Amendment alternatives. In 2014 I attended the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council’s presentation by Dr Nizinski…

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Stop Funding Cuts to NOAA Ocean, Fish, and Weather Programs

Congress has been directed by the Administration to slash $1 billion out of NOAA’s ocean and weather programs. Join with us to speak out for oceans to maintain funding of our nation’s ocean programs that include exploration and fisheries research, weather and coping with shifting baselines. The Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce will prepare NOAA’s budget. …

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