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Moose Help Transfer Nitrogen From Water To Land
2012-08-20 05:02:46

Through their dietary and excretory habits, moose help transfer "significant" amounts of nitrogen from aquatic ecosystems to terrestrial ones, a research project funded by the National Science Foundation has discovered.

Isle Royale Wolf Pack Decimated By Deaths Of Three Wolves
2012-06-15 11:08:47

Researchers from Michigan Technological University studying the wolf population at Isle Royale National Park were bewildered as to why there was a significant decline in the numbers of wolves on the northwest island on Lake Superior during their 2012 Winter Study.

2011-07-13 12:30:00

Five Major Parks In or Near Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin Highlighted; Significant and Growing Impact on Beaches, Wildlife, Tourism Revenue and Jobs Detailed. CHICAGO, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five major Great Lakes national parks are already feeling the impact of climate change in the forms of rising temperatures, decreased winter ice, eroding shorelines, spreading disease, and a crowding out of key wildlife and plant life, according to a major new...

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2009-11-02 07:12:31

Moose eat plants; wolves kill moose. What difference does this classic predator-prey interaction make to biodiversity?

2009-06-24 10:40:00

IRONWOOD, Mich., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keweenaw Land Association, Limited (Pink sheets: KEWL) today announced that Corporate Election Services, Inc. issued its certified report declaring the re-election of Keweenaw Directors David E. McDonald, Sr. and James P.

2009-04-07 13:59:26

Scientists say they've found extreme inbreeding of an isolated wolf population at a U.S.

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2009-04-05 07:20:00

Nearly thirty gray wolves living on an island chain in northwestern Lake Superior have backbone malformations as a result of genetic inbreeding, presenting yet another hurdle for the wolves’ long-term survival, wildlife experts say.

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2007-03-09 10:55:00

Because of its isolation, the Isle Royale National Park is an ideal setting for wildlife study - and researchers are noting a troubling development: the island's wolf and moose populations are declining.

2006-09-12 09:20:22

For campers at Isle Royale National Park, sighting a gray wolf is a rare and thrilling experience. At least, it has been. But some wolves have gotten a bit too familiar this summer, wandering into camping areas and showing little of their customary fear of people.

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2006-03-11 14:32:27

Gnawing leisurely on the remains of a moose carcass, the wolf pack's alpha male seemed unaware that mortal danger was coming ever closer.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.