freshwater ecosystems

Climate Change

McAllister fellows invite communities to think, act on climate – Northern Arizona University

 Photo: Sunrise over Coal Mine Canyon near Tuba City. Credit: John Fowler on Unsplash [Editor’s Note:  This article is republished from NAU’s research site  as an example of the kind of  “woke” scholarship currently underway  at Arizona’s taxpayer supported public universities] Even as she watched the smoke from the Pipeline Fire from her studio window

Science

Only 17 percent of free-flowing rivers are protected, new research shows

The percentage of free-flowing river kilometers that are within protected areas within major river basins (Level 4 basins, as defined by HydroSHEDS). Credit: World Wildlife Fund. New science about the fate of freshwater ecosystems released today by the journal Sustainability finds that only 17 percent of rivers globally are both free-flowing and within protected areas, leaving many of

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