The Trump Administration Plans to Strip Protections From Seasonal Wetlands and Rivers. Who Will Be Affected?
The proposal would endanger watersheds that sustain wildlife and supply drinking water for millions of Americans.
Inside the Effort to Preserve Migratory Bird Habitat in Central California
Concerned citizens, scientists, and conservation groups have joined forces to protect what stopover spots remain for birds migrating from South America to the Arctic.
California Works to Protect Its Shrinking Wetlands
The Trump administration is rolling back regulations aimed at preserving vital wetlands, but the state government isn't ready to cede control.
Why Are America's Wetlands Being Destroyed in the Name of Renewable Energy?
Conservation groups report that wetland forests are being drained, logged, burned, shipped across the Atlantic, and converted to monoculture pine plantations to create woody biomass.
Mississippi River Flooding Creates Louisiana, Venice Comparison
In an audio slideshow, Zoe Sullivan examines the similarities in approach for the Mississippi Delta and the fabled city of Venice in dealing with floods and loss of natural wetlands.
Wetland Conservation Coexists with Airport Preservation
While common sense says more water by an airport means more waterfowl for planes to hit, wetland conservationists point out that not all birds contest the skyways.