Posts Tagged: Hurricane Sandy

Red knot, © Gregory Breese/USFWS

Red Knot Races Tide and Time »

During their migration from the Arctic to South America, red knots stop on beaches along the U.S. east coast and feast on the annual hordes of horseshoe crab eggs. Last fall, many of those beaches were washed away by Hurricane Sandy, leaving conservation groups scrambling to restore them in time for the red knots to pass through.

Hurricane Sandy oiled debris, Arctic sea ice, © US Coast Guard

Senate Passes Sandy Supplement »

The Senate has passed the $50 billion supplemental bill for repairs and restoration after Hurricane Sandy. Could this be our first step on “the path towards sustainable energy sources” President Obama spoke of in his inaugural speech?