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Adjustments to Dam Operation Has Huge Impact on Salmon

February 25, 2014 - in Energy, Maintenance, Projects, Water

By adjusting water discharges in ways designed to boost salmon productivity, officials at a dam in central Washington were able to more than triple the numbers of juvenile salmon downstream of the dam over a 30-year period, according to a study published Feb.…

Study Shows Urbanisation’s Impact on Biodiversity

February 19, 2014 - in Environment

A dataset, described as the largest of it kind to date, has assessed the impact of urbanisation on biodiversity levels around the globe. It found that…

Increasing Calls to Foster Biodiversity in World’s Cities

January 7, 2014 - in Environment

The portion of the planet characterized as urban is on track to triple from 2000 to 2030—that is, we are already almost halfway there. Meanwhile, 17…

Twelve Cities Apply for European Green Capital Award 2016

November 6, 2013 - in Environment, Projects

The deadline for submitting entries to become European Green Capital 2016 is now closed and the following 12 cities from 11 different countries have entered the competition: Dąbrowa Górnicza (Poland) Essen (Germany) Larissa (Greece) Ljubljana (Slovenia)…