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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Climate Change and Wetlands: The IPCC Weighs In By Tom Schueneman – The Energy Collective – February 8, 2013 Climate change, sea level rise, ocean acidification, air, water and marine pollution, deforestation and loss of biodiversity all transcend geopolitical boundaries … Continue reading

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Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Photo Album of Community Photos Cornell Lab of Ornithology – February 2013 The winners and nominees of the bird photo contest have been posted on Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/cornellbirds There are some fantastic … Continue reading

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 – 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. EST Topic – Identifying Drained Wetlands, Tom Biebighauser If you have ever noticed a golf-hole marker in the middle of a corn field you were probably looking at what was once the … Continue reading

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By Peg Bostwick – ASWM Great Lakes Office Here in the upper Midwest, we are spared from the urgent need to plan for sea level rise and hurricane protection.   Instead, some of the major projected climate changes facing us are … Continue reading

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Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection & Restoration Act (CWPPRA) (Video) CWPPRA – February 8, 2013 Learn how CWPPRA helps with education in local schools. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNXwZjR4Icc For a related link: http://lacoast.gov/new/default.aspx

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Video Short: Online Coastal Ecology Course By Stacy L. Carpenter – Blue Lion Training – February 2013 – Video As we prepare for a section on coastal ecology in winter, I couldn’t help but take a look at part of … Continue reading

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Floating Islands to the Rescue By Lisa Palmer – New York Times Green Blog – February 15, 2013 Nutrient pollution is a growing problem along the Upper Mississippi, where water rich in nitrogen and phosphates from crop fertilizer flows directly … Continue reading

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Searching for amphibians in local wetlands By Rebecca Whitham – Woodland Park Zoo – February 13, 2013 We’re on the lookout for the wetlands version of a needle in a haystack: small beads, clumped together in tiny masses, hanging to … Continue reading

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Rare Wolverines Closer to Getting Long-Awaited Federal Protections Earth Justice – February 1, 2013 The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today its proposal to list the wolverine in the lower-48 states as a threatened species under the federal Endangered … Continue reading

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February 2, 2013 was World Wetlands Day.  It marked the 42nd anniversary of the signing of the International Convention on Wetlands, generally called Ramsar after the city where it was signed.  At the same time the United Nations has declared … Continue reading

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