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  • A struggling sea

    California's largest lake, the Salton Sea, is on the verge of ecological collapse.

  • In Iraq, there’s hope of restoring the Garden of Eden

    Iraq has a chance to restore its fabled Mesapotamia Marshes, just as America could revive its own Colorado River Delta

  • Scoot over, farms - ducks are moving in

    In Boundary Creek, Idaho, locals are at odds over the flooding of good farmland to create wetlands for the new Boundary Creek Wildlife Management Area.

  • Bringing back the bosque

    Along New Mexico's Middle Rio Grande, pueblo tribes are working to bring back the disappearing bosque - the cottonwood gallery forest that once lined the river, offering habitat, shade and leafy bounty to a dry landscape.

  • Wetland degrader swims in murky waters

    The EPA has taken Idaho rancher John Simpson to court for clearing debris and beaver dams out of a channel of the Salmon River, although endangered salmon have since spawned in the channel, complicating the issue.

  • Shoring up wetlands protection

    The Bush administration says it will stand by Clinton's "Tulloch Rule," which requires a permit for using earthmovers to excavate wetlands.

  • Wetlands get dumped on

    A Supreme Court decision has stripped federal protection from about one-third of the nation's wetlands.

  • A call to heed the wild

    "Balancing Water: Restoring the Klamath Basin" uses text by William Kittredge and photos by Tupper Ansel Blake and Madeleine Graham to recount the history, ecology and current problems of the Klamath Basin on the Oregon-California border.

  • A highway hits a speed bump

    Utah's plans for a new freeway, the Legacy Highway, are put on hold by the EPA due to the agency's concern that the freeway could damage wetlands.

  • 'It's no horror story to me'

    Longtime Salton City resident Norm Niver talks about the need to save the Salton Sea.

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