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2010-07-26 13:00:00

ATLANTA, July 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Company (NYSE: SO), the U.S.

2010-07-19 10:34:00

LAFAYETTE, La., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill Deicing Technology presented a check for $200,000 to Ducks Unlimited at the Louisiana State Convention Friday afternoon.

2010-06-17 13:35:16

The Gulf of Mexico: what role will the Mississippi River play in oil washing ashore and into delta wetlands?

2010-05-21 16:21:00

Measure to Restore Protective Wetlands Will Make Coastal System More Resilient to Future Threats WASHINGTON, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five local and national conservation groups praised U.S.

2010-05-06 18:10:00

- Migratory bird stop between North and South America at risk BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 6 /PRNewswire/ - A new environmental study sharply critical of the Government of Barbados shows the key Graeme Hall mangrove wetland is disappearing due to outside pollution and poor water quality. The Graeme Hall wetland is the last remaining mangrove in Barbados - a red mangrove forest that has existed for no less than 1,300 years.

2010-02-01 13:05:00

The loss of wetlands in the prairie pothole region of central North America due to a warmer and drier climate will negatively affect millions of waterfowl that depend on the region for food, shelter and raising young.

2010-01-03 08:00:56

Australian scientists have announced the world’s first successful large-scale restoration of a coastal wetland being devastated by acid runoff.

2009-11-24 09:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty-three percent of threatened and endangered species in the United States depend on wetlands during some stage of their life cycle. Despite their recognized value to the environment, more than 80,000 acres of wetlands continue to be lost in the U.S.

2009-10-28 10:58:03

Phosphorus is an essential element in production agriculture, however fertilizer runoff and wastewater discharge have led to massive eutrophication problems in water bodies worldwide.

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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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