At one time, the Colorado River Delta comprised over two million acres of thriving wetlands and waterways extending from the southwestern tip of the U.S. to Mexico’s Gulf of California. But in the last half century, the imbalance between the human needs all over the basin and the natural output of the delta has reduced the river to a weak trickle. Story/Video
Scanning high and low along the riverbank of Potomac Gorge, Wes Knapp, botanist with the NatureServe Network’s Maryland Natural Heritage Program, knew that the rock goldenrod (Solidago rupestris), part of the sunflower family, should be nearby.News Item
For decades, the towering smokestack rising above Old Grace Hospital in Manitoba served as a safe haven for chimney swifts. Due to human safety concerns, the chimney was demolished, upsetting the habitat that of nesting chimney swifts used during the spring and summer months.News Item
To prepare for and respond to current and future changes in climate and oceans, fisheries managers and scientists need tools to identify what fishery resources may be most vulnerable in a changing climate and why.
To relieve fishing pressure and provide supplementary income to coastal communities surrounding MPAs, the Eastern Caribbean Marine Managed Areas Network (ECMMAN) is implementing sustainable, alternative livelihood projects on six islands.