Latest Wetland Stories
Black Sea saltwater threatens wildlife ANKARA, July 7 (Xinhua) -- A recent intrusion by Black Sea saltwater into the wetlands of the Kizilirmak Delta in Turkey has increased salt levels in the area's lakes, with negative effects on wildlife in the region, local Today's Zaman reported on Monday.
By Sonya Padgett By SONYA PADGETT REVIEW-JOURNAL Though the Stardust was demolished last year, it still does its part to support the Las Vegas community. Literally.
By CAROLE HAWKINS The owners of a northern McIntosh County development have agreed to pay a $30,000 penalty and restore the property's 25-foot-wide marsh buffer that investigators found had been mowed illegally.
By Sophia Maines, Journal-World, Lawrence, Kan. Jun. 16--In the midst of preparing their latest legal challenge, opponents of the proposed South Lawrence Trafficway wetlands route laid out their case once again Sunday.
ATLANTA, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- This Earth Day Evian(R) Natural Spring Water, the world's leading luxury spring water, pronounces its continued dedication to playing a leading role in sustainable development.
Despite the vital role wetlands play in society, they remain among the most threatened ecosystems on Earth. To emphasise the direct and positive effects of healthy wetlands for humans, the theme of this yearâ€™s World Wetlands Day, held every year on 2 February, is â€˜Healthy Wetlands, Healthy Peopleâ€™.
Prehistoric bones believed to belong to ancient sloths have been discovered by construction crews working on the massive Everglades restoration project.
By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The destruction of the world's wetlands is exacerbating global disasters such as floods and famines and is a potential source of conflict in volatile regions, environmentalists said on Thursday.
The Army Corps of Engineers and the state of Louisiana lack an overall plan for restoring coastal wetlands, a National Academy of Sciences panel said Wednesday.
By Alan Elsner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the past four years, the United States has drastically cut back on its protection of waterways and wetlands, whose erosion was cited as a factor in the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina, according to a report issued on Wednesday.
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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