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2009-05-28 08:00:00

ATLANTA, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Company (NYSE: SO), the U.S.

2008-11-07 15:00:10

New research by Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) has identified that the continued loss of wetlands in Manitoba is increasing phosphorus loads into Lake Winnipeg equivalent to dumping 10 semi loads of commercial agricultural fertilizer or 544,000 bags of lawn fertilizer directly into the lake every year.

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2008-10-25 11:35:00

China’s farmers and merchants should take advantage of new agricultural and business opportunities that could help mitigate some effects of the annual flooding behind the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River, according to an Ohio State University wetland expert.

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2008-10-08 15:18:41

In one of the first comparisons of its kind, researchers have demonstrated that wetlands in tropical areas are able to absorb and hold onto about 80 percent more carbon than can wetlands in temperate zones.

2008-10-08 15:00:20

Environment Waikato has awarded $19,500 to the Moehau Environment Group (MEG) to help with the conservation of a nationally important Coromandel wetland area. MEG is an organisation working to protect the northern Coromandel Peninsula's natural environment.

2008-10-01 15:00:21

A U.S. scientist says Louisiana Coastal residents counting on wetlands restoration to protect storm buffeted infrastructure are waging a losing battle.

2008-09-29 14:41:01

By DIANA BOWLEY; OF THE NEWS STAFF TOMHEGAN TOWNSHIP - A New York couple who violated federal wetlands protection rules when they expanded a private airstrip and developed a rock quarry at their seasonal property have been fined $115,000.

2008-09-28 12:00:21

By SCOTT HARPER By Scott Harper The Virginian-Pilot norfolk A wetlands dispute between federal regulators and the developers of Edinburgh, a community in southern Chesapeake, has resurfaced and appears headed back to U.S. District Court in Norfolk.

2008-09-18 18:00:20

By THORNE, Dylan THE Government has paid $1 million for 240ha of wetland and regenerating native forest in Waituna to ensure its protection as an important ecological area.


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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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