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El Niño’s Warm Water Devastates Coral Reefs in Pacific Ocean

Apr 14, 2016
El Niño’s Warm Water Devastates Coral Reefs in Pacific Ocean

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Combined effects of copper, climate change can be deadly for amphibians, research finds

Apr 13, 2016

AIKEN, SC, April 11, 2016 - Researchers at the University of Georgia's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory warn that the extinction to two amphibian species--the southern toad and the southern leopard frog--may be hastened by the combined effects of clim...

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Combined effects of copper, climate change can be deadly for amphibians, research finds

Apr 13, 2016

AIKEN, SC, April 11, 2016 - Researchers at the University of Georgia's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory warn that the extinction to two amphibian species--the southern toad and the southern leopard frog--may be hastened by the combined effects of clim...

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Will we soon see another wave of bird extinctions in the Americas?

Apr 8, 2016
Will we soon see another wave of bird extinctions in the Americas?

April 8, 2016 - In the shady recesses of unassuming forest patches in eastern Brazil, bird species are taking their final bows on the global evolutionary stage, and winking out.

These are obscure birds with quaint names: Alagoas Foliage-Gleaner, Pernambuco Pygmy-Owl, Cryptic Treehunter. But their disappearance portends a turning point in a...

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Will we soon see another wave of bird extinctions in the Americas?

Apr 8, 2016
Will we soon see another wave of bird extinctions in the Americas?

April 8, 2016 - In the shady recesses of unassuming forest patches in eastern Brazil, bird species are taking their final bows on the global evolutionary stage, and winking out.

These are obscure birds with quaint names: Alagoas Foliage-Gleaner, Pernambuco Pygmy-Owl, Cryptic Treehunter. But their disappearance portends a turning point in a...

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New report details path to improve Puget Sound water quality–and recover wild salmon populations

Apr 8, 2016

SEATTLE April 8, 2016 - The Western Environmental Law Center announces a new report, Agricultural Pollution in Puget Sound: Inspiration to Change Washington's Reliance on Voluntary Incentive Programs to Save Salmon.

Puget Sound’s poor water quality is a problem for ecosystem health, wild salmon and shellfish. Our state and federal government spend taxpayer money...

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New report details path to improve Puget Sound water quality–and recover wild salmon populations

Apr 8, 2016

SEATTLE April 8, 2016 - The Western Environmental Law Center announces a new report, Agricultural Pollution in Puget Sound: Inspiration to Change Washington's Reliance on Voluntary Incentive Programs to Save Salmon.

Puget Sound’s poor water quality is a problem for ecosystem health, wild salmon and shellfish. Our state and federal government spend taxpayer money...

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USGS: Ecosystem Restoration Projects Generate Jobs and Business Activity in Local, Regional, and National Economies

Apr 5, 2016

FORT COLLINS, Colo. April 5, 2016 – From restoring the sagebrush sea to rejuvenating watersheds and landscapes after fires, ecosystem restoration can bear substantial economic fruit for local, state and national economies, according to a USGS study published today.

USGS economists evaluated 21 Department of the Interior restoration projects and found that for each dollar...

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USGS: Ecosystem Restoration Projects Generate Jobs and Business Activity in Local, Regional, and National Economies

Apr 5, 2016

FORT COLLINS, Colo. April 5, 2016 – From restoring the sagebrush sea to rejuvenating watersheds and landscapes after fires, ecosystem restoration can bear substantial economic fruit for local, state and national economies, according to a USGS study published today.

USGS economists evaluated 21 Department of the Interior restoration projects and found that for each dollar...

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Number of National Parks Ending Bottled Water Sales Has Plateaued as Industry Pushes Back

Apr 5, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC, April 5, 2016 - National parks that have banned sales of plastic water bottles have seen significant cost savings and reductions in their waste streams but only 5% of parks have ended these sales – a number which has remained flat since 2014, according to documents posted today by Public Employees for...

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