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What was once lush and thriving Bay Sarina Katz – Restore America’s Estuaries – September 10, 2019 A groundbreaking report recently published by NOAA and its partners uses new technology and data to determine that West Coast estuaries have lost nearly … Continue reading

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Manoomin: Food that grows on the water Wisconsin Wetlands Association – August 28, 2019 While wetlands are well known for their diversity and productivity, not many wetland lovers in the state head out to the marsh with the intent of … Continue reading

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Hard-working termites crucial to forest, wetland ecosystems Science Daly – August 14, 2019 Termites are unwelcome in your home. They can cause structural damage to the wood in frames, floors and other materials. It’s nothing personal, though. They are really … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t Publicly Funded Conservation on Private Land More Accountable? By Richard Conniff – Yale Environment 360 – July 23, 2019 A few years ago, an environmental lawyer named Jessica Owley set out to learn how well it works when … Continue reading

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Why Biodiversity Matters: Mapping the Linkages between Biodiversity and the SDGs By Elsa Tsioumani, Ph.D. – SDG Knowledge Hub – July 16, 2019 Biodiversity is a concept difficult to understand or appreciate, let alone regulate and communicate. Defined in the … Continue reading

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‘The river disappears, but the pollution doesn’t’ By Ariel Wittenberg – E&E News – July 16, 2019 The Big Lost River earns its name. Beginning in Idaho’s tallest peaks, moving through irrigation dams and diversions, the river flows into the … Continue reading

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Landscape with Beavers By Stacy Passmore – Places Journal – July 2019 In the American West, beavers are gaining a reputation as environmental engineers who can help restore water systems — and challenge their human neighbors to think differently about … Continue reading

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Ducks Unlimited Canada completes historic Rescue Our Wetlands campaign Contact: Gregg Powers – Ducks Unlimited – June 1, 2019 Ducks Unlimited, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Ducks Unlimited de Mexico and Wetlands America Trust committed to making DU’s vision of abundant wetlands … Continue reading

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Researchers Find ‘World’s Oldest Wetland Tree’ By Remi Shaull-Thompson – Scientific American – May 7, 2019 Bald cypress trees (Taxodium distichum) over 2,000 years old grow in the forested wetlands along Black River south of Raleigh, North Carolina. One of … Continue reading

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Coastal Recovery: Bringing a Damaged Wetland Back to Life By Jim Morrison – YaleEnvironment 360 – May 9, 2019 Standing atop a 10-foot dune at the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge on Delaware Bay, refuge manager Al Rizzo describes one … Continue reading

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