Originally Published by e360 – Years of sanctions against Myanmar’s military regime helped protect its extensive wild lands. But as the country’s rulers relax their grip and welcome foreign investment, can the nation protect its forests and biodiversity while embracing development?
– A team of University of Pennsylvania geologists and others used the occasion of the Mississippi River flood of the spring of 2011 to observe how floodwaters deposited sediment in the Mississippi Delta.
– U.S. and Canadian universities are joining forces to propose a set of long-term research and policy priorities to help protect and restore the Great Lakes and to train the next generation of scientists, attorneys, planners and policy specialists who will study them.
– A recent study shows that Ophiothela mirabilis, once restricted to Pacific waters, has been found at Brazilian and Caribbean ports in the Atlantic Ocean.