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Wildlife Gets New Habitat on Lake Pontchartrain South Shore

Volunteers Help Plant Grasses to Break Up Concrete with Wetland
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The plants sticking up through the muddy ground at Bayou St. John on Tuesday afternoon didn’t look like much, but in one, maybe two growing seasons, they should transform this area into a mini wetland.

Manitoba Program Engages Students to Watch Over Watersheds

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For well over 60 years, the Canadian Mainline system has been the backbone of Enbridge’s Liquids Pipelines operations. Stretching from Edmonton to Gretna, Man., where it crosses the international border, the Canadian Mainline system allows Enbridge to transport 65 per cent of Western Canada’s crude exports.

2013 Goldman Prize Winner Azzam Alwash Pt. II

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Last week we spoke with Azzam Alwash, who earned a 2013 Goldman Prize for restoring a vast marshland in Iraq that had been drained and depleted under Saddam Hussein. This week we continue our discussion with Alwash, who has a refreshingly optimistic view of Iraq’s long-term prospects.

Azzam Alwash: Iraqi Environmentalist Pt. I

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We are not very used to hearing good news about Iraq these days. Nor is there an abundance of feel good stories about the earth’s dwindling wetlands. So, when this week’s guest successfully launched an effort to restore the Mesopotamian marshlands in southern Iraq which had been drained, poisoned and burned under Saddam Hussein in the mid-nineties, it got a fair amount of attention.

Encana and City of Calgary launch EcoAction School at Ralph Klein Park

Environmental education program provides students unique outdoor classroom experience
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Calgary, Alberta - June 22, 2011 - Encana Corporation has teamed up with the City of Calgary to launch the Encana EcoAction School, a unique educational program to support youth learning about wetlands and water conservation in an outdoor classroom setting at the new Ralph Klein Park in Calgary.

ReportAlert.info - RSA Insurance Group plc & WWF publishes Urban Water Management in a Changing Climate Report 2010

The report argues that natural flood defences are a cost effective way of managing water & reducing the risk of flooding in our towns, whilst also benefiting wildlife
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) January 25, 2011- RSA & WWF call for a new approach to water management to combat £4billion flood risk.

A new report from WWF and RSA argues that natural flood defences are a cost effective way of managing water and reducing the risk of flooding in our towns, whilst also benefiting wildlife.

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