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2008-09-16 15:00:21

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition welcomes the attention that Great Lakes restoration is generating from both major party presidential candidates, Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama.

2008-09-11 18:00:17

By Todd Hartman The move by state regulators to reverse course on tough wildlife protections proposed for oil and gas operators grew out of a recent series of meetings between the parties convened by Gov. Bill Ritter's office.

2008-09-08 21:00:12

A cloud of disappointment hovers over the Mississippi Delta following the Environmental Protection Agency's veto of a $220 million flood-control initiative known as the Yazoo Backwater Pump.

2008-08-25 12:00:50

Parts of the Endangered Species Act may soon be extinct. The Bush administration wants federal agencies to decide for themselves whether highways, dams, mines and other construction projects might harm endangered animals and plants.

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2008-08-15 09:10:00

Global warming and past management practices are making forests in the Western United States more susceptible to fire, according to a report released Thursday.

2008-07-23 15:00:50

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Jeff Skelding, Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, +1-202-797-6893, jskelding@nwf.org; Cameron Davis, Alliance for the Great Lakes, +1-312-375-2004, cdavis@greatlakes.org; Jordan Lubetkin, Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition, +1-734-887- 7109, lubetkin@nwf.org ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Advocates for the Great Lakes urged Congress to act quickly on the Great Lakes- St.

2008-07-21 18:00:27

By E.B. FURGURSON III Staff Writer Sea level rise related to global warming likely will inundate land, alter wetlands and devastate wildlife around the Chesapeake Bay region by the end of the century, according to a recent report by the National Wildlife Federation.

2008-07-09 12:00:24

SAUGATUCK, Mich., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Great Lakes states took an historic step toward protecting the lakes from water diversions when Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm today signed the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.

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2008-07-02 00:10:00

The latest string of floods to hit the U.S. Midwest is providing troublesome clues to conservation experts who claim that many forecasts fail to consider the affects global warming on weather patterns.

2008-06-27 12:02:35

DETROIT, June 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One of the fastest sailboats on the Great Lakes - Earth Voyager - arrived in Detroit this week as part of a 13-city tour highlighting the need to restore the Great Lakes.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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