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Category: Water Quality :: Wetlands
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Can birds help connect North Korea to the world? 19.7.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Amid missile tests and nuclear threats in recent years, longtime South Korea-based birder Nial Moores, who has made frequent trips to North Korea to study birds, explains the important role they play.

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Battle to save Colorado high-country toads goes microbial with ground-breaking Purple Rain treatment 13.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
These boreal toad tadpoles, however, have a chance. They darted out of tubs in which Colorado scientists had bathed them in a lab-grown anti-fungal bacteria called Purple Rain that, when coating amphibians, protects them.
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From the Archives: Standard Airlines crash survivor Caren Marsh-Doll keeps dancing 12.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary
Caren Marsh-Doll survived the 1949 Standard Airlines C-46 crash near Chatsworth, only to face amputation of her foot.
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California Sounds: Mega Bog, SFV Acid and Automatic 11.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Mega Bog, “Dolphine” (Paradise of Bachelors). Erin Birgy, who performs as Mega Bog, relocated to Los Angeles about a year ago, and her new record on the respected folk-rock label Paradise of Bachelors seems to revel in that transition. The Glendale-based artist eases into the 37-minute album with...

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This Wetland Restoration Project Will Help Keep the Gulf out of New Orleans 2.7.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
This Wetland Restoration Project Will Help Keep the Gulf out of New Orleans
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Nipsey Hussle’s death unified Crips and Bloods in grief. Now, peace talks carry on his call 23.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary
Motivated by the death of rap star Nipsey Hussle, Los Angeles-area gangs engage in the most ambitious effort to end violence since the 1992 riots.
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L.A. Walks: The path to a vibrant marsh in Torrance’s industrial core 14.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary
Madrona Marsh is surprising for two reasons: its location in an industrial center and its lush winter landscape that dries up in summer.
Meat-eating Plant That Munches on Baby Salamanders Discovered in Canada's Little Bog of Horrors 10.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
While some of the salamanders survived in the bells for 19 days, others went from alert, active and swimming in the pitcher fluid to dead in three days.
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Art from invasive species creates conversations about conservation 7.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A traveling art studio lets people make paper with pulp created from an invasive grass. The artist hopes to spark interest in paper making and conversations about environmental issues.
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‘Swamp Thing’ was canceled, but fear not: Its first season will still air 7.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Swamp what?

DC Universe’s live-action “Swamp Thing” series has been canceled after one season. The news broke on Thursday, less than a week after the series premiered to positive reviews.

The third live-action series to launch on DC’s streaming service, “Swamp Thing” is based on comic book characters...

5 great Twin Cities hiking spots for an afternoon outside 6.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
These are five of the finest hiking spots you can hit via public transit in the metro area.
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Paradise High football team bands together to help revive a town’s soul 1.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The hills that stretch above this grassy pasture were once ablaze, an apocalyptic fire consuming their homes, disrupting their families, melting their childhoods.

Now, nearly six months later, on a makeshift practice field with no yard lines or end zones, the Paradise High football team smolders.

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Coastal recovery and resilience: bringing a damaged wetland back to life 31.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
An ambitious wetlands restoration project is underway on Delaware Bay, where scientists are using innovative methods to revive a badly damaged salt marsh.
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After several quiet years, tornadoes erupt in United States 29.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
On Monday, the U.S. tied its current record of 11 consecutive days with at least eight tornadoes confirmed on each of those days, said Patrick Marsh, warning coordination meteorologist for the federal Storm Prediction Center.
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After several quiet years, tornadoes erupt in United States 29.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
INDIANAPOLIS -- After several quiet years, tornadoes have erupted in the United States over the last two as a volatile mix of warm, moist air from the Southeast and persistent cold from the Rockies clashed and stalled over the Midwest.
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Optimizing River Diversions in Order to Maximize Sediment Retention and Land Building 24.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Optimizing River Diversions in Order to Maximize Sediment Retention and Land Building
Photos: Spring wildflowers in Minnesota 11.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Each spring brings a symphony of colorful wildflowers to Minnesota's forests, wetlands and prairies. Here's a selection of photos of just a few of the many flowers in bloom so far this spring in Minnesota.
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Tree Discovered in North Carolina Swamp Is Among Oldest on Earth 10.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Researchers have identified a group of ancient bald cypress trees which are over 2,000 years old.
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Strong winds fuel Refuge fire in Kern County, estimated at 1,500 acres 8.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

A brush fire broke out Tuesday evening at the Kern National Wildlife Refuge and grew to an estimated 1,500 acres in about an hour.

Firefighters were battling against strong winds in attempt to stop the forward progression of the Refuge fire, which was reported to be only 60 acres at 6:14 p.m. Tuesday.

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Reporter's notebook: Another baby, another dramatic labor, two happy outcomes 8.5.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
Because the nearest hospital in Grand Marais had stopped deliveries, Yvette and Tamer Ibrahim endured a 4-hour drive through a blizzard to a hospital in Duluth. For their second baby's birth, they devised a plan that would allow for a home birth in Duluth, a short drive from a fully equipped obstetrics unit. It didn't turn out that way.
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