Pollution - wasn't there a chemical or toxic dump in west texas? Yes, from NY. It was ended a few years ago. This was sludge/waste dumping.
Talks of a nuclear disposal site never came to fruition, but I believe are still being attempted as of 2012.
PAUL HORGAN, GREAT RIVER: THE RIO GRANDE IN NORTH AMERICAN HISTORY (WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY PRESS:HANOVER, N.H. 1984)
generic portion of the species name is always capitalized. It may be abbreviated in the species name if it has been spelled out earlier and there is not chance of confusion (thus H. sapiens if Homo sapiens has been used recently and there is no chance of confusion). In zoology, the second part of the species name is never capitalized
Climatically, North Africa should be a grassland savanna, he says. You can go back to historical records and read about the trees on the mountains and lush grass, about how they were the breadbasket for Rome, providing grain and meat to the empire
erosion a concern for plowing. Swaling? Yeoman's should be ideal for this
wiki: an AUM is the amount of forage needed to sustain one cow and her calf, one horse, or five sheep or goats for a month.) The grazing fee for 2012 is $1.35 per AUM, the same level as it was in 2011.
"strip transects" where observers define a strip of a certain width, and count all individuals within the strip. The estimated densities are then used to extrapolate to the uncovered areas, to gain a population estimate (line transect)
"if we ever want to rehabilitate habitat we need to see how things used to be." -George Shaller National Geographic Oct 2006
How to test salinity? EC.
Must be profitable to entice landowners to adopt. Also must be cheap and easy to implement.
Level sill spillway
vacuum tube over the wall instead of lock-pipe under dam?
Leave the deserts alone now and they will degrade down to sandy deserts. Once they start leaking soil (erosion) it is all over. Paraphrasing Bill Mollison in The Function of design 57:xx http://www.networkearth.org/perma/culture.html