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  • The Gulf Coast joins an oil-soiled planet

    More oil is spilled in the Niger Delta every year than has been spilled in the Gulf so far.Photo courtesy Amnesty International Italia via FlickrThis essay was originally published on TomDispatch and is republished here with Tom’s kind permission. If you live on the Gulf Coast, welcome to the real world of oil — and […]

  • Roll-up for the world’s largest mangrove planting project

    A mangrove seedling planted in the Saloum Delta in Senegal.Atlantic Rising “Become a superhero, plant your mangrove today,” declared the poster. Eager to enter the pantheon of mangrove superheroes, we headed to the Saloum Delta in Senegal where the world’s largest mangrove planting project is underway. Organized by local NGO, Oceanium, almost 30 million mangroves […]