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Monthly Archives: March 2012

How to Protect Wetlands and How Not to Do it: Lessons from Tax Policy By Ed Dolan – Econ Blog – March 28, 2012 Tax reform is a hot topic. Both Republicans and Democrats say they’re for broadening the tax … Continue reading

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Scientists doubt fix to wetlands damaged by oil sands by Andrew Nikiforuk – Energy Bulletin (Post-Carbon Institute) – March 22, 2012 Contrary to industry and government views, the oil sands industry won’t be able to restore valuable wetlands or replace … Continue reading

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On March 21, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision in Chantell Sackett, et vir, Petitioners v. Environmental Protection Agency et al.  In a 9-0 decision written by Justice Scalia the Supreme Court held that the Sacketts … Continue reading

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Summer in March Dr. Jeff Masters’ Wunderblog – March 21, 2012 Summer in March continued for the eighth day yesterday, toppling dozens of records for hottest March day in both the U.S. and Canada. Nearly every major airport in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula … Continue reading

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Nestle Waters North America Marks World Water Day by Highlighting Its Commitment to Improving Watersheds Across the U.S. Marketwire March 21, 2012 In honor of World Water Day, Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) highlights its commitment to keeping watersheds clean … Continue reading

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Next Nature: The Benefits of Artificial Wetlands In 1994 researchers at Ohio State University created two artificial wetlands*  in riverine basins in order to investigate their possible benefits, and whether they could replace those lost to environmental degradation. A key benefit … Continue reading

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International Water Forum – Wetlands Chris Baker – Wetlands International (video) – March 15, 2012 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qObJ7MH0d1o&feature=youtu.be

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Japan Tsunami Survivor Mori Heizabur: ‘We Survivors Are Lucky’ By Chris C. Anderson – Huffington Post – March 7, 2012 One year after the tsunami and earthquake that devastated the northeast coast of Japan and left thousands of people dead, … Continue reading

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Wetland whoopsies: big mistakes benefit wetlands Mixed Waters – February 25, 2012 In the grand scheme of things, it seems that good usually triumphs over evil. The bad guy gets caught. Wetlands end up in the hands of the right … Continue reading

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This week is “National Invasive Species Awareness Week” and a number of organizations around the country are holding workshops or distributing information to educate and inform the public about the threats invasive species pose to our natural resources including wetlands. … Continue reading

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