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New research out of the University of Missouri suggests a viable habitat at a golf course is possible under certain conditions, and enhanced management practices may, in fact, be beneficial to ecosystems within golf courses. The study, announced in a news release by the...

source: Nature World News

Leaders from around the United States recently presented the latest findings on threats spanning from toxins in drinking water to red tides to chemicals that accumulate in human breast milk. "This conference covered many of the exciting new directions that the emerging discipline...

source: Scripps Institute of Oceanography

Changes in the timing and method of applying agricultural fertilizer are the primary drivers behind the increasing amounts of phosphorus entering Lake Erie and causing toxic algal blooms and a large dead zone, according to new basin-wide...

source: Circle of Blue

While some cities are inevitably concrete and glass environments housing a plethora of shops, impressive museums and other indoor attractions, Vancouver is much more; in fact it's an open-air playground where, despite the sometimes inclement weather, there are opportunities...

source: Travel Weekly

The Justice Department announced the biggest environmental cash settlement in history, securing a $5.15 billion deal with Anadarko Petroleum to clean up dozens of sites across the country and compensate more than 7,000 people living...

source: The Washington Post

The mining of Canada's tar sands has destroyed large areas of sensitive wetlands in Alberta. Oil sands companies have vowed to reclaim this land, but little restoration has occurred so far and many scientists say it is virtually impossible to rebuild these complex ecosystems.

source: Environment 360

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