Sandpipers Feeling Squeeze in Strait
Land along the southern shores of British Columbia’s Strait of Georgia is
at a premium — not only to developers eager to capitalize on access to
ocean ports, fertile farmland and stunning views, but also to millions of
Genetic Techniques and Wildlife Management
A shipment of juvenile parrots arrives in Canada, and although the birds
are too young to be identified by sight, genetic material from a feather
reveals that they are endangered Amazons that have been smuggled in.
System Assesses Storm Severity
About 44 000 thunderstorms occur around the world each day —from localized
single-cell storms that produce short-lived cloudbursts...
Anatomy of a Storm
Haloacetic Acids in the Environment
Haloacetic acids (HAAs) have been found in lakes, groundwater, drinking
water, glacial ice, precipitation, air and soil.
Burning Takes Bite out of Landfill Gas
Although planes, trains and automobiles are responsible for the lion’s
share of global greenhouse gas emissions, sources such as industrial
plants and landfill sites are also major contributors.
Clues to Climate Mysteries
New ideas about climate variability in the Northern Hemisphere are
attracting international attention to the Arctic Oscillation...
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