Death by a Million Cuts

Oil field wastewater, while getting less attention than oil spills or pipeline ruptures, can be more environmentally damaging and difficult to clean up. According to a recent analysis by the Associated Press, some 180 million gallons of wastewater were spilled between 2009 and 2014. The salty brine, which is difficult…

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Data Visualization Can Help the Environment

In a recent Scientific American blog post, Willie Schubert tells us how NASA Goddard’s Scientific Visualization team used satellite data to create a “stunning data visualization”, viewed more than half a million times so far, to illustrate how the path of Saharan dust can affect ecosystems on the other side…

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What is Environmental Big Data and Why Should I Care?

It seems everywhere you turn these days there is a new reference to “Big Data”. There are some very complicated explanations of what “Big Data” is and why it has become so important in business, but simply put, “Big Data” means using more information to make better decisions, often in…

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Big Data Tools for the Environment – Experience EcoBlu™ Analyst

The EcoBlu Analyst  is a new tool developed by Trout Headwaters, Inc. that provides project managers, investors, non-profits and government with the power of big data in a secure, low-cost and customizable interface.  First deployed for use by the National Mitigation Banking Association NMBA Mitigation Analyst Announcement, the product easily transforms hundreds of thousands of lines of…

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Meet Trout Headwaters, Inc – River, Stream and Wetland Restoration

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Mississippi River Delta Restoration Campaign Launches New Website From the Environmental Defense Fund

Conservation groups recently launched a new website, focused on restoring one of America’s greatest natural resources, the Mississippi River Delta. The site houses scientific information, public policy analysis, cultural and historical summaries, and Delta Dispatches, a news blog about restoration efforts in the delta. Read more: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/11/28/4084617/mississippi-river-delta-restoration.html#ixzz1f44QdBVC  Visit the Site: http://www.mississippiriverdelta.org/…

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