wetland areas

Washington Plans to Cool Overheated Redmond Creeks

Article: Washington Plans to Cool Overheated Redmond Creeks

BELLEVUE, Washington, July 28, 2008 (ENS) – Bear are not seen on Bear Creek in Redmond, Washington any more. They have been displaced from this area just east of Seattle by apartment buildings and shops, railway yards and businesses, including the main campus of Microsoft. Now, the state has a plan to tackle the high…

Oil Spill Threatens South Korea's West Coast Wetlands

Article: Oil Spill Threatens South Korea's West Coast Wetlands

TAEAN, South Korea, December 7, 2007 (ENS) – About 15,000 tons of oil spilled off the west coast on Friday when a barge carrying a crane collided with a tanker lying at anchor, puncturing it in three places. The accident is the largest offshore oil spill ever to take place in South Korea, a police…