Topic: Wetlands

Saving the Delta

Aug. 2, 2012
Saving the Delta

Research at UT's Jackson School of Geosciences is generating new optimism about saving the Mississippi Delta from erosion.

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A rare desert spring ecosystem considered one of Mexico's 13 natural wonders is threatened

Feb. 23, 2009

Troubled Waters: Sprawling across a cactus-studded valley in Mexico's Chihuahuan Desert is a place like no other on the planet. It's called Cuatrocienegas, and it is a crunchy expanse of land isolated in a basin ringed by mountains like salt on the rim of a margarita glass. The seemingly dry, desert area, however, is best known for its life-giving waters--pools, wetlands and rivers filled to the brim with an amazing assortment of unique species.

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