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33 min ago | The Washington Post

To get a permit for Potomac project, you must first understand the process

Dan Wittenberg bought about 13 acres of land in the Potomac River flood zone in St. Mary's County because of his love of sailing and windsurfing.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Science, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture

Tue Apr 22, 2014

AlertNet

Rural' forests nurture healthy socio-environmental activity - scientists

Management of rural forests relies on complex practices that domesticate trees, ecosystems and landscapes to serve human needs, say researchers with the Center for International Forestry Research.

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Related Topix: Science, Agriculture

Ruidoso News

Students celebrate Bog Springs project

Ruidoso News Students from Kala Scarafiatti's ecology class dug holes and planted plants donated by the Lincoln County Garden Club and others.

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Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Science, Lincoln County, NM

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Art and science at the Urban Ecology Center

The phrase "the challenge is immense" lingers in my mind as I slowly circumnavigate the room, reading stories of environmental restoration and seeing artists' representations of those stories.

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Related Topix: Science, Collective, Entertainment

Scientific American

The Splendid and Remarkable Anatomy of Hornbills

Darren Naish is a science writer, technical editor and palaeozoologist . He mostly works on Cretaceous dinosaurs and pterosaurs but has an avid interest in all things tetrapod.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

CiteULike

A comparative analysis of spatial, temporal, and ecological...

Forest Ecology and Management , Vol. 256, No. 4. , pp. 607-617, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2008.05.006 The Western Ghats in India is one of the 25 global hotspots of biodiversity, and it is the hotspot with the highest human density.

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Related Topix: Science

CiteULike

Constraints imposed by pollinator behaviour on the ecology and evolution of plant mating systems

Most flowering plants rely on pollinators for their reproduction. Plant-pollinator interactions, although mutualistic, involve an inherent conflict of interest between both partners and may constrain plant mating systems at multiple levels: the immediate ecological plant selfing rates, their distribution in and contribution to pollination networks, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Genetics, Medicine

Science, Industry and Business

UV-radiation data to help ecological research

Researchers at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research have processed existing data on global UV-B radiation in such a way that scientists can use them to find answers to many ecological questions.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

Summit County Voice

Where have all the blue-footed boobies gone?

Populations of blue-footed boobies, one of the GalA pagos Islands iconic species, have dwindled by a third since the 1960s, mainly because the birds don't seem to be finding the food they need to breed and raise chicks.

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Related Topix: Science, Wake Forest University

AlertNet

Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth opens in The Hague

That is a key message of an international summit that opens today in The Hague, the Netherlands.Ministers and senior representatives from governments, the fishing industry, coastal communities, science and civil society are coming together at the Global Oceans Action Summit for Food Security and Blue Growth which aims to bring global attention and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Agriculture, Science, Aquaculture

Patch.com

Here's How You Can Give Back to Anne Arundel County Non-Profits

Many volunteer positions are available through the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County .

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Related Topix: Anne Arundel County, MD, Crownsville, MD, Non-Profit, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Ecology offers incentives to remove old wood stoves

In an effort to improve air quality, the Washington State Department of Ecology is offering incentives for homeowners to remove old wood stoves from their homes.

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Related Topix: Science, Colville, WA

New Scientist

The coolest biology is under the microscope

Almost everything important takes place in the microbial world, argues Nicholas Money in his lively but rather disorganised book The Amoeba in the Room WHAT comes to mind when you think of biology? For most people, it is lions, birds, butterflies, trees... the things we see around us.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Biochemistry, Oxford, OH, University of Pittsburgh, Agriculture

Daily Herald

Money for Lake Michigan shoreline projects

The state of Illinois has announced $1.6 million for more than two dozen environmental and education projects aimed at helping to conserve the Lake Michigan shoreline.

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Related Topix: Loyola University Chicago, Science

WMUR-TV Manchester

Upcoming fly-fishing workshop scheduled in Hancock

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department's "Let's Go Fishing" Program is pairing up with the Harris Center for Conservation Education to host "Fly-Fishing A-Z" on May 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and May 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Harris Center in Hancock.

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Related Topix: Science

Bradenton.com

Sarasota Bay Estuary Program's Bay Guardians give Perico Preserve a boost

Volunteers planted 12,000 plugs of marsh grass at the Manatee County conservation property on the west side of Manatee County near Anna Maria Island.

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Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Science

Daily Record

Brainbuster - Make your brain tingle

April 22 marks the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, a day set aside to bring awareness to and promote appreciation for the Earth's environment.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, New Jersey

Sun Apr 20, 2014

NorCalBlogs

Climate Chaos, and hanging out with, like, marmots and wolverines

I attended the " Cascadia Confluence " on April 20th in Portland. The idea is, human beings should organize themselves into "bioregions" instead of nation states.

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Related Topix: Canada, San Francisco, CA, Science, Global Warming

Power Line

Green Weenie of the Week: Back to Nature Indeed

Power Line's Green Weenie Award Committee has been on sabbatical for much of this academic year, but emergency meetings can be convened for extraordinary circumstances.

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Related Topix: Science

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Artists celebrate Earth with 2 performances

As they've done since 1988, Milwaukee's Earth Poets & Musicians will celebrate their favorite planet and its ecosystem with two performances this week.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Science, Entertainment

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