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IT Hiccups of the Week: Electronics Benefits System Outage Hits 17 States
Major wireless outage in Canada, EDD system still not right, cheese scarce in New Zealand
Why Are Wetlands So Important to Preserve?
Dear EarthTalk : Why are wetlands so important to preserve? --Patricia Mancuso, Erie, Pa. [More]
Assessing Birds' Mercury Risks More Complicated Than Previously Thought
Ecology: Common method to monitor mercury levels in wetland birds doesn't accurately represent risk from the contaminant
Penetrating Tree Cover to See the Forest Floor
JPL's airborne radar instrument opens up a view of tropical wetlands and forest around the Napo River.
Trees in Wetlands Release Methane Through Their Stems
Wetland areas are known to contain vast amounts of methane trapped in swaps and flooded forests. They are considered as ecosystems that are crucial for the maintaining of stable concentrations of the gas in the atmosphere. New research, conducted by Sunitha Pangala, a PhD student at The Open Univers...