Little things, big problems: Invasives impacting culture

Watch the video at Great Lakes Echo. Last year, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative began producing a series of educational videos about invasive species in the Great Lakes for the National Park Service. New videos are being uploaded this spring, and you can watch the entire “Little Things, Big Problems” series here on Echo. This video …

Americans Buy Green to Save Money, Not the Climate

Read the full story in Mother Jones. If you care about saving the climate, there's good news and bad news this week, courtesy of a voluminous new report on Americans' personal and consumer behavior in relation to global warming that's just out from the Yale and George Mason research teams on climate change communication.

New GAO report on climate change

Climate Change: Various Adaptation Efforts Are Under Way at Key Natural Resource Management Agencies. GAO-13-253, May 31. http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-13-253 Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/assets/660/654992.pdf What GAO Found Since 2007, the Forest Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Park Service have taken steps to establish strategic directions for addressing climate …

Announcing Pollution Prevention & Assistance Tracker (P2@), Version 3.2.7

The Northeast Waste Management Officials’ Association (NEWMOA) announces the release of "Pollution Prevention and Assistance Tracker," or P2@, version 3.2.7.  This free software tool is designed to help pollution prevention and environmental assistance programs from state, local, county, and tribal governments, non-profits, and universities track their activities and the associated outcomes. It includes sections for …