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Feature: Paiute traditions inform water management practices in once-lush Owens Valley

Ann Hayden, a water policy expert at EDF, says there's a way to help people feel more passionate about protecting their water supplies.

 ⋮ PBS SoCal, Jan. 2, 2020
Article: West Coast fishery rebounds in rare conservation 'home run'

Shems Jud, a fisheries expert at EDF, calls the recovery "the biggest environmental story that no one knows about."

 ⋮ Associated Press, Dec. 26, 2019
Article: A blowout turned an Ohio natural gas well into a methane ‘super-emitter’

Steven Hamburg, EDF's chief scientist, notes the opportunity for satellites to help see and quantify methane emissions no matter where they are.

 ⋮ The Washington Post, Dec. 16, 2019

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  • Type: Report
    Date: January 10, 2020
    Restoring natural infrastructure offers much promise as a means to reduce both flood hazard and exposure to complement and supplement other flood damage reduction strategies. Interest increased in flood risk reduction methods using natural and naturebased features, in part, because of increased recognition that such could provide both flood risk reduction and other benefits, such as water quality uplift, community recreational space, and fish and wildlife habitat. Recent flood disasters and the rising costs of disaster response and recovery have triggered policy shifts toward economically efficient investments that enhance greater community resilience. While natural infrastructure is becoming more widely recognized as a tactic for building community and ecological resilience to erosion and flooding, it remains underutilized. Actions to aid consideration of natural infrastructure and scale up its use are presented.
  • Type: Report
    Date: December 11, 2019
    Automatic cancellation, overall mitigation in global emissions, and Article 6 of the Paris Agreement: an economic analysis.
  • Type: Report
    Date: December 2, 2019
    Fisheries are critically important for nutrition, food security and livelihoods of people around the world. With climate change expected to alter fisheries worldwide, building climate-resilient fisheries is key—read about five pathways governments and stakeholders can take so fisheries can thrive and continue to provide needed resources.

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