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New Technique Developed To Allow Frequent Water Quality Monitoring For Suite of Pollutants
2014-03-05 12:03:13

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that uses existing technology to allow researchers and natural resource managers to collect significantly more information on water quality to better inform policy decisions.

2014-02-03 23:04:30

The Wetland Professional in Training (WPIT) certification is considered a preliminary step for becoming a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS), which requires a combination of wetland-related

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

2013-10-11 12:46:14

In the land of 10,000 lakes, one lake has been the starting place for research with implications for big lakes around the world.

Sea-Level Rise Threatens The Everglades
2013-10-11 05:08:09

Researchers at the University of Miami have confirmed that rising sea levels are threatening the Florida Everglades' freshwater plants.

2013-09-26 23:30:04

A new report looks at how extreme weather and an increase in non-point source pollution from agriculture and failing septic systems are spurring the spread of harmful algal blooms.

Removing Nitrogen From The Environment The Natural Way
2013-09-17 12:57:56

Removing nitrogen from the environment "the natural way" by creating a wetland is a long-term, nutrient-removal solution, more cost effective than upgrading a wastewater treatment plant, but it isn't necessarily socially beneficial to offer landowners multiple payments for the environmental services that flow from such wetlands

Wetlands Could Be Key In Revitalizing Acid Streams
2013-09-05 10:28:37

A team of University of Texas at Arlington biologists working with the U.S. Geological Survey has found that watershed wetlands can serve as a natural source for the improvement of streams polluted by acid rain.


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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