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Latest Aquatic biodiversity research Stories

2012-11-20 13:44:13

The ocean provides 95% of the habitable space on Earth and harbors a vast diversity of life.

The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse Are Saddling Up
2012-06-07 12:17:11

Twenty years ago scientists met at the Earth Summit in Rio to examine the climate and ecology of the Earth and man’s impacts. Two decades later 17 prominent ecologists have released a paper summarizing the evidence of the 1000’s of ecological studies undertaken in since 1992.

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2011-03-08 09:32:43

An international team of researchers including professor Emmett Duffy of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science has published a comprehensive new analysis showing that loss of plant biodiversity disrupts the fundamental services that ecosystems provide to humanity.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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