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2014-01-31 23:24:26

The Convention on Wetlands calls for greater collaboration between the agriculture, water and wetlands sectors to ensure that healthy wetlands continue to provide clean water, food, and many other benefits to people and nature. (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 On Sunday 2 February, World Wetlands Day, the Convention on Wetlands calls for greater collaboration between the agriculture, water and wetlands sectors to ensure that healthy wetlands continue to provide clean water, food, and many other...

Using Satellite Data To Monitor Wetlands
2013-07-23 13:36:55

ESA The use of satellite data to monitor wetlands for sustainable water management is growing. Following promising results from monitoring efforts in the Mediterranean, ESA is working with African partners to expand its GlobWetland project even further. In the heart of Jordan's eastern desert, an oasis of marshland and natural water collection makes up the Azraq wetland. The wetland and adjacent mudflat were recognized in 1977 as an important station for migratory birds by the Ramsar...

2012-03-17 23:03:04

Ducks Unlimited announced today the winners of the 2012 Wetland Conservation Achievement Awards during the 77th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, held at the Hilton Atlanta. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 Ducks Unlimited announced today the winners of the 2012 Wetland Conservation Achievement Awards during the 77th annual North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, held at the Hilton Atlanta. DU's 2012 Wetland Conservation Achievement Awards were...

2011-05-18 14:14:24

USDA-funded research leads Baylor/Forest Service scientists to create new model to predict risk of wetland habitat loss Baylor University, in collaboration with the U.S Forest Service (USFS) Rocky Mountain Research Station, has developed a model that predicts the risk of wetland habitat loss based on local wetland features and characteristics of the landscape surrounding the wetland. The new model was used to predict the fate of wetland habitats over a 13-state area in the southern United...

2011-04-28 00:00:28

Sportsmen and women across the country have reason for encouragement today after the administration initiated steps to restore Clean Water Act protections to many wetlands and streams. Memphis, Tenn. (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 Sportsmen and women across the country have reason for encouragement today after the administration initiated steps to restore Clean Water Act protections to many wetlands and streams. These waters are critically important to waterfowl and other wildlife populations...

2011-01-06 14:00:00

Over $40 million available for wetlands conservation in California, including new Grazing Reserved Rights Pilot Program DAVIS, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Private landowners interested in enhancing, restoring or protecting their wetlands with this year's funding may want to get their applications in soon. The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has set Tuesday, February 15 as the deadline for considering projects for 2011 Wetlands Reserve...

2010-02-01 08:00:00

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), the largest environmental advocacy organization dedicated solely to protecting the Southeast, today announced the top ten places in the South that face immediate, potentially irreparable threats in 2010. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

2009-05-28 08:00:00

ATLANTA, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Company (NYSE: SO), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, National Association of Counties and Wildlife Habitat Council today announced that eight new wetland, riparian and coastal conservation grants have been awarded in the Southeast through the Five Star Restoration Program. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) This year, Southern Company provided $198,928 in grants...

2009-03-30 08:06:06

U.S. scientists say rising levels of carbon dioxide might result in a rise in seal levels but might also help coastal wetlands survive such an event. Rising atmospheric carbon dioxide is largely responsible for recent global warming and the rise in sea levels, researchers from the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Edgewater, Md., and the U.S. Geological Survey said in a paper. But they said they also determined the increase in CO2 might counterbalance some of its negative effects...


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