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    • Anti-bird strike film

    • Buildings, facilities and structures; Birds; Human impacts;
    • Worker applies anti-bird strike film to a window.
    • Irrigation runoff

    • Environmental Sciences; Agriculture; Environmental quality; Erosion; Farms and farming; Human impacts; Ranching; Soil conservation; Soil management; Water conservation; Water management;
    • Water loss and erosion from irrigation runoff due to unregulated watering.
    • Videographer recording acid mine runoff

    • Environmental Sciences; Chemical spills; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Human impacts; Industries; Mineral industry; Mining; Pollutants; Pollution, Water; Rivers and streams; Water pollution;
    • Videographer recording effects of acid mine runoff in stream in Preston County, West Virginia.
    • West Indian manatee

    • Aquatic animals;Endangered and/or Threatened species;Human impacts;Mammals; Wildlife;
    • Two manatee nuzzling noses together in Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Note scars on back on one manatee from boat propeller. For more information about manatees visit
    • Litter in National Willdlife Refuge

    • Contaminants; Environmental quality; Habitat conservation; Human impacts; Pollutants; Wildlife refuges;
    • Trash is sometimes dumped on National Wildlife Refuges. Here is an example of where people have dumped household refuse at a refuge. This requires additional resources to clean up an haul away these materials.
    • Wooden structure covered in antlers

    • Artifacts; Buildings, facilities and structures; Crafts; Exhibits; Human impacts; Mammals; Memorial; Scenics;
    • This is a wooden structure that is covered in antlers mounted to the roof in Alaska.
    • Peacock Larkspur

    • Wildflowers; Prairies; Vegetation; Valleys; Species of concern;
    • The peacock larkspur is found only in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Presently, the natural vegetation of the Willamette Valley is experiencing a threat not altogether different in magnitude from the Missoula Floods - human development. Since...
    • Western Snowy Plover Adult Feeding

    • Birds; Shorebirds; Endangered and/or Threatened species; Coastal environments;
    • The Pacific Coast population of the western snowy plover is federally listed under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 as threatened. Threats include poor reproductive success, resulting from human disturbance, predation, and inclement weather,...
    • West Indian manatee

    • Aquatic animals;Endangered and/or Threatened species;Human impacts; Marine Mammals; Wildlife; Mammals;Wildlife management
    • Several men releasing a radio tagged manatee back into the water. Vertical . For more information on manatees visit
    • Public health warning sign

    • Contaminants; Environmental quality; Fishing; Human impacts; Hunting; Lakes; Pollutants; Waterfowl; Wildlife impacts; Signs;
    • Public health warning sign for elevated levels of selenium in fish and waterfowl taken from the Stewart Lake Waterfowl Management Area in Stewart, Utah, posted by the Utah Department of Health.
    • Power lines and train tracks in National Wildlife Refuge

    • Automobiles; Buildings, facilities and structures; City environments; Environmental quality; Habitat conservation; Habitat fragmentation; Human impacts; Industries; Public access; Roads; Trains; Transportation; Wetlands; Wildlife refuges;
    • Power lines and train tracks with interstate highways in background, all in wetlands at the edge of the National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Salvaged Service truck

    • Wildlife refuges; Transportation; Logo; Human impacts;
    • Picture shows a rusted U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service truck and other abandoned vehicles at the refuge.
    • Here comes the bear!

    • Mammals; Pollution; Fishing; Wildlife refuges; Wildlife viewing; Human impacts;
    • Picture shows a bear with a can in its mouth standing by a fisherman's abandoned sight.
    • Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia

    • Wildlife refuges;
    • Okefenokee NWR, Folkston, Georgia: To enter Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is to step into another world. There is an ethereal, other-worldly quality to this "Land of the Trembling Earth," where a heavy step can set great trees to quavering. ...
    • Oil well pollution

    • Contaminants; Environmental quality; Equipment; Human impacts; Industries; Oil production; Oil spills; Petroleum industry; Pollutants; Soil degradation;
    • Oil well head and surrounding oil pollution on ground in Park County, Wyoming. Vertical.
    • Mangrove trees at edge of island

    • Coastal environments; Human impacts; Wildlife refuges;
    • Mangrove trees growing at edge of island with high-rise development in far background.


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