Lighthouse Eco

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Month: March 2024

The secret to saving our reefs may lie in the sea cucumber

Although the humble sea cucumber may not look like much, it could soon be recruited to help save the world’s coral reefs.

Coral reef that ‘shouldn’t exist’ thrives off B.C.’s Pacific Ocean, biologist says

It started with a tip from the local First Nation of a “bump on the sea floor” where the fish liked to be and led to the discovery of Canada’s only known live coral reef.

Greenpeace calls for high seas protected area in Galapagos

Greenpeace on Monday called for the creation of a high seas marine protected zone under a new UN treaty to secure a much wider area around Ecuador’s famous Galapagos archipelago.

Liverpool unveils plans to build the world’s largest tidal power project

The City of Liverpool, England, has unveiled advanced proposals to build the world’s largest tidal power generator on the River Mersey.

Colorado could bring back wolverines in an unprecedented rewilding effort

A bipartisan group of Colorado lawmakers are proposing legislation to reintroduce wolverines, one of the country’s rarest carnivores, into a state primed with deep snow and high mountains.

Report Warns Generative AI Could Turbocharge Climate Disinformation

Members of a global coalition on Thursday released a report detailing “significant and immediate dangers” that artificial intelligence poses to the climate emergency.

Mexican Wolf Population Grows for Eighth Consecutive Year

The wild population of Mexican wolves saw another year of growth in 2023, according to the results of the annual survey.

Prickly paddy melon weed enzymes show potential as sustainable cement alternative

A world-first study has found enzymes from the prickly paddy melon weed can create a sustainable alternative to cement.

Satellite to ‘name and shame’ worst oil and gas methane polluters

A washing-machine-sized satellite is to “name and shame” the worst methane polluters in the oil and gas industry.

Climate change disrupts seasonal flow of rivers

Climate change is disrupting the seasonal flow of rivers in the far northern latitudes of America, Russia and Europe.

El Niño forecast to drive record heat from the Amazon to Alaska in 2024

The current climate event known as El Niño is likely to supercharge global heating and deliver record-breaking temperatures from the Amazon to Alaska in 2024, analysis has found.