Archive - 2008

January 2nd

January 1, 2008--Decling water levels in the Great Lakes may signal global warming (Science Daily)

Researchers in Michigan report new evidence that water levels in the Great Lakes, which are near record low levels, may be shrinking due to global warming. Their study, which examines water level data for Lakes Michigan and Huron over more than a century.

January 1, 2008--Deep-sea species' loss could lead to oceans collapse, study suggests (Environmental Network News)

The loss of deep-sea species poses a severe threat to the future of the oceans, suggests a new report publishing early online on December 27th and in the January 8th issue of Current Biology, a publication of Cell Press.

January 1st

January 1, 2008--Cleanup hasn't started on 10,000-gallon sewage spill (Colorado Springs Gazette)

Nearly two weeks after up to 10,000 gallons of raw sewage spilled into a local lake and park, cleanup has yet to begin, a state official said Monday. The spill, from a manhole plugged with debris on a Fountain Valley School service line, was discovered on Dec.

December 31, 2007--Irrigators: Whitewater park could harm fish (Grand Junction Daily Sentinel)

As Palisade begins work on a $38,000 project to model Colorado River flows for a whitewater park town officials consider harmless, Grand Valley irrigators and some federal agencies say the park could seriously harm endangered fish.