Category: OpEd

How Satellite Technology Is Helping End Illegal Fishing in Our Oceans

Satellite tracking technology aids analysts to prevent illegal fishing.

Widely Used Fishing Aid Is Polluting Ocean and Needs Better Management

Electronic monitoring could provide data needed to help regulate use of fish aggregating devices.

AQUA, Our Water Planet

Guest Editor Peter Neill discusses Earthzine’s second quarterly theme of 2016, Ocean Stewardship.

UN Negotiators Speak Up for Our Ocean

Work begins on a high seas governance treaty that could lead to major marine protections.

Hope in the Face of Nature’s Fury

Existing and emerging Earth observing technologies can help us be ready for the unexpected.

Hope in Our Final Hour

As the world shifts around us, we face one last chance to turn it all around. We’re uniquely suited to face this challenge; all we need now is the courage to act.

Traveling for Change

Increased opportunities for education, travel and cultural exchanges can unite our planet.

Our Deadened, Carbon-Soaked Seas

Originally Published by NYTimes Ocean and coastal waters around the world are beginning to tell a disturbing story. Topic: Oceans

The Ethics of Traditional Knowledge Exchange in Climate Change Initiatives

An essay exploring the ethical philosophy behind Guidelines for Considering Traditional Knowledges in Climate Change Initiatives.

The Deadly Combination of Heat and Humidity

Originally Published by New York Times Op-Ed It’s not just the heat; it’s also the humidity. Together, they can be lethal, even if the heat doesn’t seem quite so extreme. Topic: Weather