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Wetlands more cost-effective in nutrient removal, but multiple payments would be of uncertain value

Wetlands more cost-effective in nutrient removal, but multiple payments would be of uncertain value

Removing nitrogen from the environment «the natural way» by creating a wetland is a long-term, nutrient-removal solution, more cost effective than upgrading a wastewater treatment plant, but it isn’t necessarily socially beneficial to offer landowners multiple payments for the environmental services that flow from such wetlands, according to a study conducted at the University of […]

Aproximativ 5.000 de biciclisti i-au cerut sambata lui Oprescu piste speciale in capitala

Aproximativ 5.000 de biciclisti i-au cerut sambata lui Oprescu piste speciale in capitala

  Aproximativ 5.000 de biciclisti participa, sambata, la un mars de protest in Capitala, cerand amenajarea pistelor speciale pe carosabil, dar si demisia primarului Sorin Oprescu, circulatia auto fiind restrictionata pe traseul lor. Participantii la mars s-au strans de la ora 14.00 la intrarea din Piata Charles de Gaulle in Parcul Herastrau, avand ca destinatie […]

Red cedar tree study shows that clean air act is reducing pollution, improving forests

Red cedar tree study shows that clean air act is reducing pollution, improving forests

A collaborative project involving a Kansas State University ecologist has shown that the Clean Air Act has helped forest systems recover from decades of sulfur pollution and acid rain. The research team — which included Jesse Nippert, associate professor of biology — spent four years studying centuries-old eastern red cedar trees, or Juniperus virginiana, in […]