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Extensive deepwater coral reef found in Blueprint priority area

Alvin collects a sample of Lophelia pertusa from an extensive mound of both dead and live coral. Image copyright Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. The new and exciting discoveries from deep water dives in [...]

By |August 29th, 2018|Categories: Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Extensive deepwater coral reef found in Blueprint priority area

Final report on using the South Atlantic Blueprint to improve integration between the natural and built environments

The American Planning Association (APA) has finished their report on using the South Atlantic Blueprint to improve the integration between the natural and built environments! This report is intended as a resource for both planners and conservation [...]

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The Triangle Climate and Landscape Researchers’ Brown Bag becomes “Climate and Conservation Coffee”

For the last several years, the Triangle Climate and Landscape' Researchers Brown Bag has provided a chance for anyone in the Raleigh area working in the fields of landscape conservation or climate change to meet [...]

By |August 7th, 2018|Categories: Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on The Triangle Climate and Landscape Researchers’ Brown Bag becomes “Climate and Conservation Coffee”

Updated story map for the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy

We talk a lot about how folks are using the South Atlantic Blueprint, but what about other examples throughout the Southeast? As you may already know, the South Atlantic Blueprint integrates with other regional priorities [...]

By |August 7th, 2018|Categories: Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Updated story map for the Southeast Conservation Adaptation Strategy

The state of Southeastern ecosystems

How are the ecosystems of the Southeast doing? How is that changing over time? I've been working on integrating ecosystem assessments across the Southeast to get at those key questions, primarily to support a major [...]

By |August 6th, 2018|Categories: Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on The state of Southeastern ecosystems

Cool critters in the deepwater priority areas of the South Atlantic Blueprint

Many people less familiar with the offshore waters of the South Atlantic ask about this long swath of Blueprint priority going down the Atlantic. I've circled the general area in black in the picture below. [...]

By |August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Cool critters in the deepwater priority areas of the South Atlantic Blueprint