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2008-07-30 18:00:32

By Nicholas Azzara, The Bradenton Herald, Fla. Jul. 30--Citing concern over sensitive wetlands, the Peace River watershed and Charlotte Harbor, the area's most prominent environmentalist groups Tuesday declared war against controversial plans to mine the Altman Tract.

2008-07-24 09:00:41

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5ccf16/habitat_management) has announced the addition of the "Habitat Management for Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques" report to their offering.

2008-07-24 09:00:41

By Sean Ryan The Wisconsin Department of Transportation scoured more than 500 square miles to find property to offset wetlands losses caused by the Interstate 94 reconstruction. It came up empty.

2008-07-23 15:00:38

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Mike Tyndall of Southern Company, +1-404-506-5333, +1- 866-506-5333, media@southerncompany.com ATLANTA, July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Company, the U.S.

2008-07-21 13:40:00

Threatened by climate change, development and dehydration, wetlands throughout the world could release a “carbon bomb” if they are destroyed, scientists reported Sunday.

2008-07-19 03:00:21

By Mike Salinero, Tampa Tribune, Fla. Jul. 19--TAMPA -- Local environmentalists admit they were worried but say they are largely satisfied with Hillsborough County's yearlong effort to revise its wetlands rules.

2008-07-18 12:00:45

By Anna Ferguson, The Brunswick News, Ga. Jul. 18--Two developers in McIntosh County have learned a valuable lesson: Check with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers before building on marshlands.

2008-07-18 09:00:41

By Joe Knight, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis. Jul. 18--As a conservation warden in Chippewa County, Dean Gullickson used to spend some spring nights prowling the Cedar Creek Wetlands to make sure poachers kept their hands off walleyes that ran up the small creek from Lower Long Lake to spawn.

2008-07-17 06:00:28

By Tom Wharton, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 17--KAYSVILLE -- A good teacher knows how to fool kids or adults into learning. Utah Botanical Center instructor Annette Ward said as much as she mixed up a batch of dough for a "Slimy, Gooey, Gross" class for 4- to 7-year-old students.

2008-07-16 09:00:00

By Michael Welles Shapiro, The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island, S.C. Jul. 16--Wide swaths of trees are dead in a forested wetland near Sun City Hilton Head's Hidden Cypress golf course, the result of standing water surrounding their roots, according to a federal agency and residents.

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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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