News tagged with wetlands

Protection for Brazilian wetlands

The results of research carried out by Max Planck scientists provide the basis for new environmental legislation in Brazil. The country's Ministry of the Environment has developed proposals for new regulations to conserve ...

dateSep 14, 2015 in Environment
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Once and future Katrinas

When hurricanes approached New Orleans in historical times, city dwellers generally did not worry about Katrina-like surge flooding; wind was usually their major concern. Nor did they evacuate the city; indeed, coastal denizens ...

dateAug 31, 2015 in Environment
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