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Flow Chart

This excellent interactive story, Mapping Three Decades of Global Water Change, by DEREK WATKINS and HENRY FOUNTAIN, is worth wading through:

Rivers meander. Lakes grow and shrink. 207 more words

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Dams threaten future of Amazonian biodiversity major new study warns

Amazonia’s surge in hydropower development threatens numerous species with extinction, and puts unique habitats at risk, warns a recent study.

River dolphins, giant otters, turtles, fish, birds and monkeys will all have their habitats altered by hydroelectric dams, with some species likely to be completely wiped out, says an international team of biologists that looked at all impacts associated with 191 existing Amazon dams, as well as the 246 dams being planned or under construction. 161 more words

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New genetic bioassessment project for European freshwaters

European freshwaters are subject to multiple pressures which place increasing stress on the health and status of the aquatic ecosystems they support. In order to effectively design and monitor conservation and restoration strategies, bioassessments of aquatic ecosystems are required. 412 more words

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A Travelogue in Exhibit and Treatment

TSLAC Conservation recently performed treatment on an 1825 travelogue, The Modern Traveler: a Popular Description, Geographical, Historical, and Topographical of the Various Countries of the Globe: Mexico and Guatemala, … 139 more words

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Another Small Step For Mankind

Protesters for a cause we could understand and side with, namely the keeping of commitments made long ago to the pre-Columbian inhabitants of the North American continent, have apparently won. 423 more words

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Conservation Swan

We wish Sacha Dench all the best on this one:

‘Human swan’ crosses Channel on her epic 4,500-mile migration

Sacha Dench is first woman to cross the Channel in a motorised paraglider, as part of her journey following migrating birds from Russia to Britain…

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Role changes at the MLRC

Picture: Logan Parker (left) and Brenda Fekete (right).

The Maine Lakes Resource Center (MLRC), home of several local environmental groups, announces the appointment of Brenda Fekete as Interim Executive Director/Lake Science Manager.  191 more words

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