ECONEWS Story Archive


February, 2017
A final draft of the City of Arcata’s first ever Zero Waste Action Plan (ZWAPlan) was presented in a study session with city council, staff and...
February, 2017
Underwater Parks Day is a celebration created with the purpose of educating people about the importance of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). It is...
February, 2017
  Two Breeding Pairs for two Straight Years Could Trigger Reduced Protections
February, 2017
Despite the concerning results of the national election, residents of Northern California have good reason to celebrate! Actions taken in early...
February, 2017
Governor Jerry Brown didn’t mince words in his State of the State address on January 24. Taking a forceful, defiant stance against the Trump...
February, 2017
The second in a series featuring student groups and clubs that work toward a better environment. The Natural Resources Club has been a staple...
February, 2017
Imagine that it’s a Tuesday, you’re done with work, and on your way home you stop at your local market to pick up dinner for you and your family. It’...
February, 2017
English ivy (Hedera helix), a non-native vining plant, is one of the most troublesome invasive species to California’s North Coast. Ivy was...
February, 2017
Retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer leaves an inspiring conservation legacy. During her service in the Senate from 1993 to 2017, Ms. Boxer introduced...
February, 2017
Excerpted from the January 5, 2017 episode of the NEC’s EcoNews Report. Listen to the whole show online at www.yournec.org/econews-report.
February, 2017
  Workforce
February, 2017
  In November, California passed the first ever statewide ban on single-use carry out bags. Single-use plastics bring nothing good to the table...
February, 2017
          Due to the Trump administration, it is expected that we will face unprecedented challenges to our fundamental...
February, 2017
        Beginners and experts, non-members and members are all welcome at our programs and on our outings.  Almost all of...
February, 2017
The Lancetfish, Alepisaurus ferox
February, 2017
        Did you know Dungeness crabs walk sideways? They have 10 legs, and their front pair of legs are claws. Dungeness crabs...
February, 2017
Originally published online at CommonDreams.org under a Creative Commons 3.0 license. The Trump-Pence administration’s war on facts may have...