Things related to the web of life; ecology; wildlife; endangered species

"Carp Solution Could Provide Financial Benefits"

"Proposals to block Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes have largely focused on the costs and inconvenience of closing off Chicago-area waterways into Lake Michigan. But now business and environmental groups are exploring a possible upside: a broadly based infrastructure investment that would benefit much of northern Illinois."

Source: NYTimes, 03/08/2010

"Obama Decisions on Wildlife Raising Environmentalists' Ire"

"During his first year in office, President Barack Obama won praise from environmental groups for a wide range of decisions, ... But now there's grumbling on his green flank. A growing number of environmentalists are clashing with the administration over its management of America's struggling wildlife populations and what they call its reluctance to use the nation's most powerful environmental law, the Endangered Species Act, to stand up to industry."

Source: San Jose Mercury News, 02/22/2010


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