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    The California Wetlands

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    The California Wetlands Smelly, insect infested, and disease ridden are many words that people have used to describe the attributes of wetlands in our country. Until recently it was thought that wetlands served very little use as a part of our ecosystem. However, as the developers began to drain and destroy these wetlands in order to build housing developments and commercial buildings environmental scientists emerged from the woodwork. These environmental scientists found the value and absolute

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    California Wetlands and The Batiquitos Lagoon As the importance of wetland property has been brought to light by ecologists it is a wonder why so much of it is still being destroyed. In California there are development trade- off's that are made that will destroy one wetland while saving another. This will be seen using the Batiquitos Lagoon in Carlsbad, California as an example. In 1987 an agreement was signed with the Port of Los Angeles and the state of California. This agreement allowed

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    Bog Plants and Their Use in Medicine

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    Bog Plants and Their Use in Medicine Although most of the modern world does not often resort to bog plants for medicinal uses when there are more widely accessible forms of medicine to treat certain health needs, there exists numerous medicinal uses for bog plants. The various medicinal uses of different bog plants have developed and changed over the course of history. Bog plants were more commonly used by Native Indians as medicine such as the Ledum groenlandicum (Labrador tea) for sore throats

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    Wetlands Research Paper

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    obstacles to land development, wetlands are commonly associated with negativity and thus undoubtedly misunderstood. These areas of so called negativity, despite popular belief actually supply many essential components required for vital ecosystems needed for our survival. Almost all of us are familiar with wetlands in some form or another, most likely without even realizing it. Whether it is a familiar pond, your favorite stream, water inlet, or muddy swamp, wetlands come in various forms and can

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    Wetlands

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    Wetlands "Wetlands" is the collective term for marshes, swamps, bogs, and similar areas. Wetlands are found in flat vegetated areas, in depressions on the landscape, and between water and dry land along the edges of streams, rivers, lakes, and coastlines. Wetland areas can be found in nearly every county and climatic zone in the United States. Inland wetlands receive water from precipitation, ground water and/or surface water. Coastal and estuarine wetlands receive water from precipitation, surface

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    Wetlands Research Paper

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    Wetlands When most people think of wetlands the first thing that will pop into their mind will be visions of swamps and flooded plains. These marshy lands would seem to have no purpose, while in reality they are the most precious form of ecosystem that we have in America. Wetlands contribute to biodiversity, clean water, flood control, and provide a habitat for millions of species of plants and animals. Even with all this wetlands still face mass destruction, much like the rain forests they are

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    is World Wetlands Day". Why am I interested in wetlands? Because I am concerned. My home in Jalladianpet, in the suburbs of Chennai is just 2.5 miles (4 km) from the Pallikaranai wetland in Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. A wetland is technically defined as: "An ecosystem that arises when inundation by water produces soils dominated by anaerobic processes, which, in turn, forces the biota, particularly rooted plants, to adapt to flooding." The primary factor that distinguishes wetlands from other

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    rapid assessment method in 3 wetlands, Anzali, Boojagh and Miyankaleh, for the first time in Iran. In this research compilation of Caspian Rapid Assessment Method (CRAM) has been done. This method is derived from Ohio Rapid Assessment Method (ORAM) by some changes in some indexes and eliminating some sub-indexes. These changes are regard to the characteristics of the region Caspian Sea southern coasts wetlands. Then wetland assessment has been done by CRAM for these 3 wetlands. The results show the points

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    Wetlands are defined as areas of land that are saturated with water year round and take on characteristics of a distinct ecosystem. In China, northwest of Hong Kong, lies the Mai Po Nature Reserve (22°30′ N and 114°02 E′) (Cheung and Wong 2006). The entire Mai Po Nature Reserve (MPNR) encompasses about 2,700 hectares or about 6700 acres. It is home to some of the world’s most endangered water birds. The wetlands support a large number of migratory water birds every year. During the spring thousands

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    Study of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

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    planning in the coastal zone is a key area of interest for the islands sustainable development in this era of built development. As a result of built development and development along the coast, the practise of land reclamation has caused the removal of wetland vegetation which is an essential part of the coastal zone. Considering the physical definition of the coastal zone as described by Wade and Webber (2002) as the ridge to reef concept as well as supporting content from authors such as Cicin-Sain and

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