NTSB: 2 killed when F-16, small plane crash; jet pilot safe

...a small plane Tuesday over South Carolina, killing two people and raining down plane parts and debris over a wide swath of marshes and rice fields.The two people aboard the smaller Cessna were killed, and the plane was completely destroyed, National...
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Blast levels New Jersey home 'like a pancake,' killing one

...Fire Department was assisted by about a dozen other fire departments, McNamara said. The investigation was continuing.? Associated Press writers Michael Catalini, Shawn Marsh and Bruce Shipkowski in Trenton contributed to this report.
Nation and World
Keeping it basic

...some relief, as humans have developed a vast amount of salt water wetlands and rising oceans will create more. Tidal salt marshes absorb 10 to17 times more carbon per acre than tropical rainforests, Warren said.Much of the work to help alleviate the...
Growing oil spill soaks marshes, birds

...well. Then engineers will direct cement at the well to permanently stop the oil. As the spill spreads deeper into vulnerable marshes, some have called for federal officials to take over the response. But Allen said the government must hold BP accountable...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Duck Creek: From muck to marshes 7/30/98

...was an idea the city had not considered. ``Not being a biologist ourselves, we're not aware of the potential for enhancing not only the pond, but potentially having enhancement downstream,'' he said. Duck Creek: From muck to marshes
On the Trails: High tides and swimming voles

...But those that live in salt marshes and tidal sloughs face a special...long-tailed voles in the salt marshes of Juneau. A Juneau biologist...long-tailed voles living in the salt marshes and sloughs with those from...stay on the margins of the marsh? ? Mary F. Willson is a...
On the Trails: Dung - a resource for its producers

...first big research project necessitated much wading around in marshes. My task was checking the nests of blackbirds: counting eggs...more interesting were the black terns that also nested in the marshes.Even though I seldom came very close to the tern nests...
Brown bear with cubs mauls Texan

...attacked by the bear, according to Ken Marsh of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game...bear was struck both times, according to Marsh.Gregory Matthews also reported shooting at the bear, according to Marsh."But he doesn't know if he hit the...
Alaska's scenic Seward Highway reopens after rockslide

...boulders were reported at about 7:30 a.m. between McHugh Creek and a state weigh station south of wildlife refuge Potter Marsh.The Seward Highway connects Anchorage to the community of Girdwood and towns on the Kenai Peninsula. It was closed to commuters...
The re-cycle of life

...talons a sizable clump of long grasses it had gathered from the marshes near Vanderbilt Road. The grasses, browned and toughened by...for. Last year, when the grasses were green and alive in the marsh, they had served well as a nursery for ducks and insects and...


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