Tag: watershed

Nature’s Silent Currency

Written by | March 21st, 2013

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In a world of seven billion people – with three billion new consumers coming on stage by 2030 – finding a more effective model for water will require a suite of solutions. And nature is the common thread.

Water Funds Help Quench Kenya’s Thirst

Written by | March 15th, 2013

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It’s not going to be easy to solve all the current and future difficulties facing water users of Kenya’s Upper Tana River Basin, but a new water fund will provide a solid start in the right direction.

5 Ways to ‘Green’ Your Lawn and Garden Care

Written by | May 12th, 2011

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Our senior freshwater scientist shares some simple steps you can take to keep your lawn and garden looking great while helping to improve the health of your watershed.

Naturally Endowed Frog Signals Nature’s Resilience in California Forest

Written by | March 11th, 2011

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There are roughly 5,000 species of frogs and toads, only two have this particular appendage. Find out why they do, and why their reappearance is so important for the Garcia River.

Can Nature’s Value Alone Save Nature?

Written by | January 21st, 2009

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You cannot read about conservation these days and not notice the astonishing zeal for ecosystem services as a new conservation strategy. (The February 2009 special issue of the Ecological Society of America’s journal Frontiers of Ecology and the Environment is a good case in point, although it’s not online yet.) The idea behind ecosystem services […]

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