Sarah Laskow reports on new analysis indicating that in restored wetlands, plants, insects, and animals do not reach their former abundance, density or diversity.
Jan 24, 2012 Good
Plans to redevelop former salt ponds in the San Francisco Bay Area have pitted environmentalists against New Urbanists.
May 4, 2011 Grist
When the airport was built in Santa Barbara, California, engineers dammed the surrounding wetlands to prevent flooding and to keep birds from gathering. A new restoration refutes those conclusions, and paves (or unpaves) the way for other airports.
Mar 21, 2011 Miller-McCune
Thousands of Louisiana residents are being forced to retreat from their rapidly disappearing coastal communities.
Dec 10, 2010 OnEarth
Anthony Flint looks at how cities around the world are preparing for the predicted rise in sea level due to global warming, and how the Dutch experience with building dikes could be essential.
May 1, 2010 Citiwire.net
The construction of a new airport and industrial district on Florida's panhandle characterizes the impact of the St. Joe Company, the state's biggest landowner and one in the midst of drastically changing the area's landscape.
Aug 19, 2009 Miller-McCune
Community activists in the South Bronx are working to "daylight" a long-buried stream and re-integrate some natural water treatment processes into the dense urban atmosphere.
Jul 21, 2009 The New York Moon
A 14-mile road segment that would connect two highways in Texas is a contender for stimulus funding in the state. But it would also cause the removal of at least 23 acres of wetlands. Environmentalists are upset the proposal is being considered.
Jul 15, 2009 The Houston Chronicle
The wetlands and barrier islands of Louisiana -- nature's way of absorbing tidal surges during tropical storms -- are almost gone. We may not be able to restore them.
Oct 13, 2008 AlterNet
<p>A former bus and rail yard in park-poor South Los Angeles will be converted into an "urban wetland park".</p>
Apr 27, 2008 The Los Angeles Times