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Health Of Marine Ecosystems Associated With Health Of Manatees
2012-10-03 12:40:10

A team of scientists, led by George Mason University, have conducted a long-term study of manatees which may be a benchmark in determining health threats to marine mammals.

Climate Change Could Cause Whole Marine Ecosystems To Move
2012-09-24 15:04:12

The effects of climate change have been well documented, driving some creatures and organisms from their homes and even changing landscapes which have been familiar for centuries.

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2012-09-09 11:35:57

Human activities and disturbances can put a significant amount of stress on local environments and a new research review has shown that the functional diversity in arid, desert environments can be affected by the hand of man.

Diversity Helps To Maintain Grasslands During Drought
2012-08-09 10:21:11

As drought ravages grasslands across the United States, a few American scientists are looking into how different species of grass endure these harsh conditions.

Ecology and Phylogenetics-New Views of Earth's Biodiversity
2012-08-06 13:38:37

Scientists report new look at 'patterns in nature' in special issue of journal Ecology

2012-07-11 23:00:19

Applied Ecological Services is poised to revolutionize the way ecosystems are measured and assessed.

Protecting The Heart Of Borneo
2012-06-26 04:04:29

In Southeast Asia, the island of Borneo is home to one of the world’s most diverse rainforests, but its natural resources are under threat. Information from satellites is being used to evaluate the impact of the island’s future development.

2012-06-22 11:59:49

How much is a stream worth?

2012-06-21 20:37:36

University of Southampton researchers are pioneering a new way of measuring and monitoring the impact of industrial and agricultural development on the environment.

2012-06-15 11:34:48

'Green grabbing' - the rapidly-growing appropriation of land and resources in the name of 'green ' biofuels, carbon offsetting schemes, conservation efforts and eco-tourism initiatives – is forcing people from their homelands and increasing poverty, new research has found.


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