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Biodiversity protection: how useful are man-made water bodies?

Man-made water bodies include agricultural, industrial and urban ponds, reservoirs, gravel pits, rice fields, irrigation and transport canals, drainage ditches and stormwater retention basins. There’s increasing recognition of the role that such water bodies can play in helping to maintain freshwater biodiversity. 128 more words


Golden Lotus Dam: Permanent draw down complete, removal to come

By Howard Meyerson

VANDERBILT, MI –  The Pigeon River, north of Vanderbilt, is once again flowing freely through the Pigeon River Country State Forest. The last of 23 stop logs in the Song of the Morning Ranch yoga camp dam was permanently removed Sept. 731 more words

Nature Ramble

Yet another species nearly extinct.

Man does it again!

Ancient sturgeon in China’s Yangtze ‘nearly extinct’

The Chinese sturgeon, thought to have existed for more than 140 million years, is now on the brink of extinction, according to local media. 249 more words

Nature Ramble


I needed an airing. My cameras needed exercise. So, finally, I got my act together and we went out to take some pictures. Where to go? 211 more words


The future of our rivers seminar & DamNation premiere

Valloitettiin just ihan hitsin herkulliset ruokavuoret ja näpytellään tässä kotikonttorilla Patagonian kevään ennakoita. Pisarat nakuttaa ikkunaan joten on aika hämmentävä fiilis kelata ajatukset jo kevääseen ja siihen, minkä värisiä salttipaitoja sitä haluisikaan silloin käyttää. 863 more words


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