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Monthly Archives: March 2013

The topic of climate change will lead you everywhere – into all aspects of natural resource management, and virtually every sector of human society.  In the context of water alone, national agencies and organizations have developed multiple strategies to address … Continue reading

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More corn for biofuels means fewer grasslands and wetlands By Benjamin D. Duval – EarthSky – March 24, 2013 Christopher Wright and Michael Wimberly of South Dakota State University published a study in the March 5, 2013 edition of the Proceedings … Continue reading

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Why We Must Put Nature Back to Work By Willialm S. Becker –Huffington Post – March 20, 2013 On March 19, The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released its new report card on the condition of America’s infrastructure. Overall, our … Continue reading

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Cloning Woolly Mammoths: It’s the Ecology, Stupid By Jacquelyn Gill – Scientific American – March 18, 2013 As a conservation paleoecologist, I study the natural experiments of the past—like climate change and extinction—to better understand the ecology of a warming, fragmented … Continue reading

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New seasons with new names By Roger Ebert – Chicago Sun-Times – March 18, 2013 I have watched with a kind of petrified fascination in recent years as the world creeps closer to what looks to me like disastrous climate … Continue reading

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Seeing Red By Edward Flattau –  Huffington Post – March 13, 2013 The Republican members of Congress most outspoken about rolling back environmental regulations have been found to hail from states in greatest need of stricter enforcement. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/edward-flattau/most-polluted-states_b_2859080.html

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A WARN-ing for Water Utilities By John Whitler – Greenversations EPA Blog– March 6, 2013 For me, severe weather really hits home, particularly this week, which is Severe Weather Preparedness Week.  Growing up in the Midwest, I was always aware … Continue reading

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The Bay as Economic Engine By Chuck Epes – Bay Dailiy – March 8, 2013 Baltimore writer H.L. Mencken once described the Chesapeake Bay as an “immense protein factory.” He might just as well have called it an “immense job factory,” given … Continue reading

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“Floods are acts of God, but flood losses are largely acts of man.” —Gilbert F. White In mid-February I attended the 4th Gilbert F. White National Flood Policy Forum.  This is a triennial event of invited experts gathered together to … Continue reading

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2010 Okavango Wetland Bird Survey: Wilderness Worth Saving… By Steve Boyes – National Geographic – March 4, 2013 – Video The objective of this exploratory research expedition was to see how over 70 common wetland bird species react to the largest … Continue reading

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