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Managing native fish with environmental flows

Flow alteration is one of the most common threats to rivers and streams around the world. Alterations such as weirs, dams and water withdrawal for human uses tend to suppress natural flow variation causing a disconnection between rivers and floodplain wetlands.  488 more words

Research Summary

Finding urban nature

I used to take people on voyageur canoe trips down the North Saskatchewan River Valley in Edmonton. Today, I paddle and coach dragon boats on the river. 658 more words

Sustainability

Wildness

The environmental movement may be larger than ever. On Sunday, September 21, the “People’s Climate March” flooded the streets of New York City. Estimates project an upwards of 400,000 people participated in the climate rally, with  1,484 more words

Farewell to an environmental hero: Tony McMichael

I had some sad news today – a visionary in human health and environmental integrity, Professor Tony McMichael, passed away last night from advanced influenza complications. 306 more words

Conservation

What I did next

Those of you who actually know me probably know that I’ve just taken a new job as a post-doc at Bournemouth University looking focussing on… 558 more words

Conservation

We all need Ecosystem Services...

Since the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment in 2005 there has been increasing emphasise on the importance of conserving and enhancing our ecosystem services. But what is meant by this term and how does it affect you and your community? 733 more words

markatousewasheslps reblogged this on Ouse Washes: The Heart of the Fens and commented:

Great blog by my colleague & summer intern Emily explaining Ecosystem Services and how these affect your life - happy reading: