New Hampshire is blessed with forests. More than 80 percent of our landscape is covered with forest – some young, some middle aged, and a small amount very old.
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NH Fish and Game Urges People To Assess Ice Safety Before Venturing Out
Because of this winter’s unpredictable and fluctuating temperatures, New Hampshire Fish and Game officials are urging people to exercise caution when near ice.
My Art Uses Plastic Recovered From Beaches Around the World To Understand How Our Consumer Society Is Transforming the Ocean | Opinion
I am obsessed with plastic objects. I harvest them from the ocean for the stories they hold and to mitigate their ability to harm. Each object has the potential to be a message from the sea – a poem, a cipher, a metaphor, a warning.
Stormwater Runoff Problem: Efforts Continue To Clean Up New Hampshire’s Great Bay
The Conservation Law Foundation filed a petition this week urging the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate stormwater pollution coming from commercial and industrial properties surrounding the state’s Great Bay.
The Ocean Twilight Zone Could Store Vast Amounts of Carbon Captured From the Atmosphere – But First We Need an Internet of Deep Ocean Sensors To Track the Effects
This is the heart of the ocean’s carbon pump, part of the natural ocean processes that capture about a third of all human-produced carbon dioxide and sink it into the deep sea, where it remains for hundreds of years.
UNH Researchers Track Arctic Charr’s Climate-Change Resilience
Researchers are studying the feeding habits of Arctic charr to help predict how various fish populations could adapt to a warming climate.
The Natural World Is Not a Safe Place | Opinion
But every once in a while, I’m reminded that the natural world is really not a safe place. The reminder this time was watching a documentary on Netflix titled “Volcano.”
2022’s Billion-Dollar Disasters: Climate Change Helped Make It US’s 3rd Most Expensive Year on Record
U.S. weather disasters are getting costlier as more people move into vulnerable areas and climate change raises the risks of extreme heat and rainfall, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials warned as they released their annual billion-dollar disasters report on Jan. 10, 2023.
Lobsters Versus Right Whales: The Latest Chapter in a Long Quest To Make Fishing More Sustainable | Opinion
Maine lobster fishermen received a Christmas gift from Congress at the end of 2022: A six-year delay on new federal regulations designed to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales.
The Public Benefits of Private Land
Since Bassi and his wife, Julie, inherited around 470 acres of the Mink Hills forest from Julie’s father a few years ago, their main goal has been to protect the ecosystem and provide a habitat for wildlife.