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More than 500 million people might face increasing water scarcity

More than 500 million people might face increasing water scarcity

Both freshwater availability for many millions of people and the stability of ecosystems such as the Siberian tundra or Indian grasslands are put at risk by climate change. Even if global warming is limited to two degrees above pre-industrial levels, 500 million people could be subject to increased water scarcity — while this number would […]

Wetland restoration in the northern Everglades: Watershed potential and nutrient legacies

Wetland restoration in the northern Everglades: Watershed potential and nutrient legacies

To most people, restoration of Florida’s Everglades means recovering and protecting the wetlands of south Florida, including Everglades National Park. But what many don’t realize is how intimately the fortunes of the southern Everglades are tied to central Florida’s Lake Okeechobee and lands even further north. «The Everglades at the southern tip of Florida — […]