Takeaways from the USFWS 2019 Wetlands Status and Trends Report

Posted by Ecobot on Mar 26, 2024 3:26:58 PM

The Vanishing Wetlands: Unveiling a Decade of Change

Wetlands are precious: as vital ecosystems, hosts of biodiversity, and even as one of the planet’s largest sources of carbon storage. 

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Topics: wetlands, conservation, natural resources, Policy, Article, Biodiversity

Integrated Data & Analysis Tools for Climate-Resilient Infrastructure

Posted by Ecobot on Nov 3, 2023 9:42:38 AM

This webinar aired on October 19, 2023 as the third installment of Esri's Environmental Regulation webinar series.

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Topics: Technology, GIS, environmental permitting, wetland delineation, Video

Munsell Soil Guide: Understand soil color more deeply with the free guide.

Posted by Ecobot on Nov 2, 2023 11:45:43 AM
  • Understanding the Munsell Color System in the Munsell Color Book
    The Munsell color system is color theory based on a three-dimensional model. Each color has three components: hue (color or shade itself), value (lightness/darkness), and chroma (saturation). This numerical system is designed to provide logical, uniform steps for each of the three components.
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Topics: Clean Water Act, section 404, wetland delineation, soil, Resources, Field Science

Georgia Low Impact Solar Siting Tool (LISST) with Amy Gutierrez, The Nature Conservancy

Posted by Ecobot on Sep 6, 2023 10:41:06 AM

As the Climate and Lands Coordinator at The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Amy Gutierrez focuses on climate and stewardship issues in the state of Georgia. She believes that a rapid transition to clean energy could lessen the effects of climate change and protect critical biodiversity. But what about when the transition itself poses a threat to biodiversity? It doesn’t have to—and that’s where the Low Impact Solar Siting Tool comes in. At TNC, says Gutierrez, “we’re looking for win-win scenarios.” 

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Topics: Technology, environmental permitting, Article, Biodiversity, Ecobite

Climate Tech 101 with Grace Donnelly of Climate Tech VC

Posted by Ecobot on Aug 8, 2023 1:45:00 PM

As Executive Editor of Climate Tech VC (CTVC), Grace Donnelly tracks and reports on venture capital investment into climate technology companies. “Knowing where money is coming from is a great way that journalism helps track power dynamics in our world.” It’s also a good indicator of what solutions the market believes will work.

“Climate tech” includes companies working on energy, on carbon management, land use, built environments, food and agriculture, and all kinds of different industries and sectors that need to reduce emissions in order to meet our climate goals, Donnelly explained. A business journalist by trade, Donnelly joined CTVC in February 2023. 

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Topics: Climate Tech, Article, Ecobite