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Monthly Archives: August 2010

     “Don’t panic and carry a towel”                 Douglas Adams, A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy In February of 1998 the Clinton Administration announced that it would implement a Clean Water Action Plan  http://www.epa.gov/history/topics/cwa/03.htm The plan encompassed: New Pollution Challenges. … Continue reading

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 “We basically have three choices: mitigation, adaptation, and suffering. We’re going to do some of each. The question is what the mix is going to be. The more mitigation we do, the less adaptation will be required and the less suffering … Continue reading

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Climate Risks:  Lessons from 2010’s Extreme Weather http://www.pewclimate.org/blog/gulledgej/ climate-risks-lessons-from-2010%E2%80%99s-extreme-weather

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A wetlands beauty By Aaron Horrell – Southeast Missourian – August 15, 2010 The wild American lotus is native to wetlands, lakes and ponds of the eastern half of the U.S. and much of Canada north of the Great Lakes. … Continue reading

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       “Once, while driving in a wagon with Dave, up an exceedingly        wet and rocky backwoods road,  with the water pouring        down the middle, I asked him how in Aroostook County they        were able to tell its roads from … Continue reading

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Restoring America’s Rivers: Preparing for the Future Communities across the nation are facing increasingly extreme storms that bring damaging floods. These events can strain outdated infrastructure and endanger public safety. Restoring America’s Rivers tells the story of how community leaders … Continue reading

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Modeling Effects of Sea Level Rise in Northern Gulf of Mexico WaterLink International –  August 11, 2010 NOAA has awarded $750,000 for the first year of an anticipated US$3 million research investment to develop the information and tools critically needed … Continue reading

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  It’s not too soon to start planning.  February 2, 2011 is a very special day for wetlands around the world.  It will be 40 years since an international treaty was completed in Ramsar, Iran.  It is the only international … Continue reading

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LIFE shows value of artificial wetlands in mitigating pesticide pollution (Europe) Constantine Alexander’s Blog – August 3, 2010 http://www.constantinealexander.net/2010/08/life-shows-value-of-artificial-wetlands-in-mitigating-pesticide-pollution.html#tp

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Today the Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill has been declared the largest ‘unintentional’ oil spill in history http://www.washingtonpost.com/wpdyn/content/article/2010/ 08/02/AR2010080204695.html?wpisrc=nl_headline. It also is not the only oil spill in the news. Last week EPA reported that over a million gallons of … Continue reading

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