forested wetlands

Law Center Names 10 Most Endangered Places in the South

Law Center Names 10 Most Endangered Places in the South

WASHINGTON, DC, January 6, 2009 (ENS) – The largest environmental advocacy organization working to protect the Southeast, Monday announced a list of 10 special places in the region that face immediate, potentially irreparable threats in 2009. The Southern Environmental Law Center said the 10 most endangered places were chosen from among hundreds that are impacted…

UN: Mangrove Forests Vanishing at an "Alarming" Rate

UN: Mangrove Forests Vanishing at an "Alarming" Rate

ROME, Italy, February 3, 2008 (ENS) – The world has lost about 20 percent of its wetland mangrove forests since 1980, the United Nations said Thursday in a new report to mark World Wetlands Day, February 2. Mangroves are salt tolerant evergreen forests found along coastlines, lagoons, rivers or deltas in 124 tropical and subtropical…

Survey Asks Missourians to Place Dollar Value on Wetlands

Survey Asks Missourians to Place Dollar Value on Wetlands

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri, February 2, 2008 (ENS) – The state of Missouri is asking for help from the public in placing a dollar value on any given acre of wetland by asking people to respond to an online questionnaire. Information from the anonymous survey will help the Department of Natural Resources develop economic tools to…