Researchers call for preserving wolves on Isle Royale

If you’ve ever been to Isle Royale, if you ever have seen a moose in the wild, or a wolf in the wild, you should read a May 8 New York Times op-ed calling for the National Park Service to maintain a wolf population on the island. The op-ed was written by John A. Vucetich, … Read more Researchers call for preserving wolves on Isle Royale

Zebra mussels; felony pollution charge

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of important regional, national and international articles and research on water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to read the articles in their entirety where they originally were published. DNR to try pesticide on zebra mussels The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources … Read more Zebra mussels; felony pollution charge

Poll: U.S. enviromental concerns decline

Environmental concern declines, poll shows Americans are now less worried about several environmental problems than at any time in the past 20 years, partly because they believe conditions are improving, according to a Gallup Poll.  Their concern for each of eight environmental problems fell from a year ago and in all but two areas — global warming and maintenance of the … Read more Poll: U.S. enviromental concerns decline

Climate, nitrogen flow and 'sneaker males'

Each week, the Freshwater Society publishes a digest of regional, national and international articles and research about water and the environment. Scan the articles here, then follow the links to the original sources. Climate change research regionalizes U.S. impact Man-made climate change could bring parching droughts to the Southwest and pounding rainstorms to Washington, put … Read more Climate, nitrogen flow and 'sneaker males'