Today in WaterWise News:
Flint State of Emergency ♦ NYC Storm Protection ♦ Underestimating Overfishing ♦ IEA Oil Warnings ♦ Animals Die in Large Numbers ♦ Less About Water, More About Sand ♦ Climate Change on Long Island ♦ Planning for Sea Level Rise on Local Roads
The New York Times - President Obama has declared a state of emergency in response to the water crisis in Flint, Mich., where thousands of residents have been exposed to toxic amounts of lead. Read More.
The Washington Post - The state of the world’s fish stocks may be in worse shape than official reports indicate, according to new data — a possibility with worrying consequences for both international food security and marine ecosystems. Read More.
The Wall Street Journal - Oil prices could fall further this year as the market faces an “enormous strain” on its ability to absorb new supplies from producers such as Iran, a top world energy monitor said Tuesday. Read More.
The New York Times - Seabirds called murres are dying in Alaska, probably because of warming water. Some scientists fear that animal ‘die-offs’ are happening more often. Read More.
Hoodline - Although sea level rise will affect San Francisco’s topographically diverse neighborhoods differently, rising water levels are a common threat to our city’s interconnected infrastructure. Read More.
Newsday - Long Island is dealing with the reality of climate change now. Read More.
Coastal News Today - Army Corps announces the completion of maintenance dredging in Flushing Bay and Creek, NY. Read More.