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Geoengineering techniques aim to slow global warming through the use of human-made changes to the Earth's land, seas or atmosphere. But new research shows that the use of geoengineering to do environmental good may cause other environmental harm.
Animals and plants communicate with one another in a variety of ways: behavior, body patterns, and even chemistry.
What do the Gulf of Mexico's "dead zone," global climate change, and acid rain have in common? They're all a result of human impacts to Earth's biology, chemistry and geology, and the natural cycles that involve all three.
Advances in ecology increasingly reveal that conventional agricultural practices have detrimental effects on the landscape ecology, creating problems for long-term sustainability of crops.
Increasingly, human urban development overlaps with habitat for wild animals and plants, creating environments that degrade natural landscapes. But people, animals and plants all have in common the need for healthy, sustainable freshwater ecosystems.
Reefs appear to be more resistant to one potential menace â€“ seaweed â€“ than previously thought, according to new research by a team of marine scientists from the United States and Australia.
The Bush administration's proposal to reinterpret the Endangered Species Act is being criticized by the Ecological Society of America. The group particularly objected in a Tuesday press release to Bush plans announced Aug.
Seabirds must switch to less nutritious terrestrial prey or go hungry
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