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Image source: DUConocoPhillips has joined forces with Ducks Unlimited to help enhance and manage coastal habitats in southeast Louisiana by identifying effective coastal restoration and mitigation projects and working closely with diverse stakeholders.The Coastal Restoration Partnership between these organizations focuses on restoration of Louisiana’s coastal marshes and their critical resources for waterfowl, communities and industry, Ducks Unlimited said in its announcement.The partners have kicked off habitat restoration efforts through several freshwater-introduction and marsh-terracing projects. Other projects aimed at shoreline stabilization, coastal ridge restoration and hydrologic improvements are being evaluated and engineered.In addition, DU and ConocoPhillips are working together to support policies and programs that will continue to drive restoration success throughout coastal Louisiana.
BUDAPEST: Lewis Hamilton took a record-extending 90th career Formula One pole position, on Saturday, as he led a Mercedes one-two in Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying.The six-time world champion is aiming to win the race for the eighth time at the Hungaroring on Sunday to equal retired Ferrari great Michael Schumacher’s record for victories at the same grand prix. Championship-leading Finnish team mate Valtteri Bottas qualified second with the Mercedes-powered Racing Point cars of Canadian Lance Stroll and Mexican Sergio Perez together on the second row. Agencies Also watch: Truck Catches Fire in Nagaon; Locals Suspect Foul Play
Hyderabad, Apr 16 (PTI) Telangana is likely to continue to reel under the heat wave as mercury is expected to remain up to 45 degrees Celsius in most parts of the state in the next two days.”Heat wave conditions (are) very likely to prevail (tomorrow and day after) over most parts in the districts of Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimanagar, Khammam, Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Medak, Mahabubnagar, Warangal and Nalgonda of Telangana,” an official release from India Meteorology Department (IMD) said.Most places of Telangana are very likely to record maximum temperature between 40 and 45 degrees Celsius, it said.As per the release, the highest maximum temperature of 45 degrees Celsius was recorded at Nizamabad today.Meanwhile, the streets of Hyderabad today wore a deserted look during afternoon with people preferring to stay indoors to escape the sweltering-heat.Heat wave has claimed 35 lives in Telangana so far, prompting the state government to issue alerts in all districts to take precautionary measures to minimise the impact of the prevailing weather conditions, senior official had recently said. PTI GDK NRB ANP BAS