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Stealing the Rain By Brian Richter – Sustainable Waters – November 21, 2918 One of the great benefits of my role as the water scarcity editor for the international Water Security journal is that it forces me to read a … Continue reading

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Mitigation Matters: Policy Solutions to Reduce Local Flood Risk PEW – November 19, 2019 Since 2000, floods have cost the United States more than $845 billion in damage to homes, businesses, and critical infrastructure. The expense of adapting to more … Continue reading

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Song of the Seagrass   Attish kanhai –  Earth Island Journal –  November 6, 2019 In the early twentieth century, coal miners would carry canaries in cages with them as they descended into the cavernous depths of mines. As long … Continue reading

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Bringing the world’s buried wetlands back from the dead By Matthew Brown and James Brooks  – Associated Press – November 5, 2019 The ghosts are all around the gently rolling farmlands of eastern England. But you have to know where … Continue reading

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EPA on ‘forever chemicals’: Let them drink polluted water By Scott Faber – The Hill – October 1, 2019 Standing before a room mostly filled with industry lobbyists last week, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler sent a clear message … Continue reading

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Meet the feds who track changes in the nation’s wetlands Ariel Wittenberg – E&E News – November 7, 2019 When Megan Lang flies on airplanes with her children, she says she has to “fight them” for the window seat. Chief … Continue reading

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ECOVIEWS: Bad boys of the frog world Tuscaloosa News – October 27, 2019 In the United States, the largest frog is the American bullfrog. The largest one in the tree frog family is the Cuban tree frog. In some situations, … Continue reading

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Wilderness areas could reduce extinction risks by more than half By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – October 23, 2019 The idea of wilderness doesn’t have the cachet it once did. Academics have deconstructed its sometimes shaky intellectual foundations; conservationists … Continue reading

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WOTUS lawsuits start long, muddy legal battle Pamela King – E&E News – October 24, 2019 Get ready for a surge of lawsuits over the Trump administration’s decision to walk back Obama-era protections for wetlands and streams. Opponents to the administration’s … Continue reading

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Slime on river rocks is a forensics tool for environmental scientists Washington State Department of Ecology – October 15, 2019 – Video We’ve all been there. You’re having a nice day playing in the water at your local lake or … Continue reading

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