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Tonle Sap Lake
2014-12-24 14:47:27

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly 100,000 people reside on floating lake houses in Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake, and it certainly is an idyllic place to live – that is, until it comes time to use the restroom. A person’s gut reaction is to simply relieve themselves in the water. Need to pee, standing next to a large body of water: It's ingrained in us from a young age to do this. (Thanks family vacations to the beach!) But 100,000 people consistently...

stream restoration project in Baltimore
2014-09-10 23:04:46

Urban waters record the salt in our food, cement in our sidewalks, University of Maryland scientist says.

2014-07-30 08:24:44

ALBANY, Ohio, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Ground LLC.

duck migration wetlands
2014-07-20 09:41:37

New research has revealed that mallard ducks use public and private wetland conservation areas extensively as they travel hundreds of miles across the continent, illustrating the importance of maintaining protected wetland areas.

2014-07-14 08:21:23

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) received approval on Friday from the U.S.

2014-05-30 11:14:25

As population grows, society needs more — more energy, more food, more paper, more housing, more of nearly everything. Meeting those needs can lead to changes in how land is used.

Climate Change Robs Frogs And Salamanders Of Refuge
2014-05-02 03:41:38

By hightailing it to nearby ponds and shallow waterways, frogs and salamanders have – until now – had a way to evade exotic trout introduced to the West's high-mountain lakes for recreational fishing.


Latest Wetland Reference Libraries

Lucia Widow, Palpopleura lucia
2013-07-17 11:23:24

The Lucia widow (Palpopleura lucia) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in a large range that includes Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa, and Zambia, among many other areas of sub-Saharan Africa. It prefers a habitat in tropical and subtropical habitats near rivers, swamps, wetlands, lakes, and marshes. The total population number of this species is not known and it is threatened by habitat loss due to drainage modifications and...

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