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2012-05-10 09:36:51

Dams are believed to be one of the biggest threats to freshwater organisms worldwide: They disrupt normal patterns of water and sediment flow, impede migration, and alter the character of spawning and feeding grounds.

2011-10-31 07:00:00

The American Society of Landscape Architecture has named landscape architect and restoration ecologist Keith Bowers to its prestigious Council of Fellows. Baltimore,

2011-05-13 00:00:28

The first annual World Nature Quest offers the missing ingredient in the Sustainability Movement, a direct connection with Nature and a heartfelt honoring of the Earth.

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2011-02-03 09:05:00

Experts are calling for some reefs to be closed to oyster harvesting based on research that they claim has revealed that the global population of the mollusk species is declining rapidly.

2011-01-15 00:00:42

Landscape ecologist Kevin Grieser has joined the Great Lakes Bioregion office of Biohabitats, the nation’s leading ecological restoration, conservation planning and regenerative design firm. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 Landscape Ecologist Kevin Grieser has joined the Great Lakes Bioregion office of Biohabitats, Inc., the nation’s leading ecological restoration, conservation planning and regenerative design firm.

2010-11-01 15:56:16

Protected areas are generally seen as a triumph for the preservation of nature, yet the reality on the ground is more complex.

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2010-06-15 07:48:18

The most detailed national vegetation US land-cover map to date was released yesterday by the US Geological Survey (USGS).

2010-06-11 13:43:11

North America's nearly 2,000 marine protected areas represent an unprecedented effort to protect the continent's fragile marine environments and are found throughout the marine ecoregions that encircle our continent.

2009-09-15 14:06:00

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick, Sept.


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2009-07-01 13:11:19

The Nearctic is one of Earth's eight ecozones. The Nearctic covers most of North America, Greenland, and the highlands of Mexico. Southern Mexico, southern Florida, Central America, and the Caribbean are part of the Neotropic ecozone. The World Wildlife Fund divides the Nearctic into four bioregions. These four regions are the Canadian Shield, Eastern North America, Western North America, and Northern Mexico. The Canadian Shield bioregion extends across northern North America from the...

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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.