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2014-05-01 23:07:52

Noted Conservationist Dr. Joshua R. Ginsberg will assume the position in September of 2014. Millbrook, NY (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Dr. Joshua R.

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2014-03-25 08:54:06

Mice are effective at transferring disease-causing pathogens to feeding ticks. And, according to an in-press paper in the journal Ecology, these "super hosts" appear indifferent to larval tick infestations.

Legacy Of Acid Rain Threatens Eastern US Water Supplies
2013-08-27 06:39:58

Human activities are changing the water chemistry of many streams and rivers in the Eastern U.S., with consequences for water supplies and aquatic life, so reports a new study in the journal Environmental Science and Technology.

Lessons From The Grand Canyon: Dams Destabilize River Food Webs
2013-08-20 10:22:02

Managing fish in human-altered rivers is a challenge because their food webs are sensitive to environmental disturbance.

Black-legged Ticks Causing Encephalitis In New York State
2013-07-15 12:52:38

In the Northeast, the black-legged ticks (Ixodes scapularis) that spread Lyme disease also infect people with other maladies, among them anaplasmosis, babesiosis, and – as a new paper in the journal Parasites and Vectors reports – Powassan encephalitis.

2012-11-20 22:51:03

In the northern hardwood forest, climate change is poised to reduce the viability of the maple syrup industry, spread wildlife diseases and tree pests, and change timber resources.

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2011-08-02 12:36:27

Site design and location can minimize carbon dioxide, methane emissions.

2011-02-17 16:52:28

Forest biomass could replace as much as one quarter of the liquid fossil fuel now being used for industrial and commercial heating in the Northeastern United States.

2011-02-15 16:52:00

MILLBROOK, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 17th, the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies will be releasing a new report on the outlook for converting forest biomass into renewable energy in the Northeast.

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2011-02-10 09:09:05

A coupled-cycles framework is essential to balancing human needs with the health of the planet.


Word of the Day
plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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