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How Do Marshes Respond To Sea-level Rise?
2014-09-11 03:16:45

At the Plum Island Sound estuary in northeastern Massachusetts, the marsh floods like clockwork.

stream restoration project in Baltimore
2014-09-10 23:04:46

Urban waters record the salt in our food, cement in our sidewalks, University of Maryland scientist says.

miami florida could know as early as 2020 how high sea level will go in the next century
2014-04-15 05:30:37

Miami could know as early as 2020 how high sea levels will rise into the next century, according to a team of researchers including Florida International University scientist Rene Price.

2013-03-26 19:54:20

Although it’s known that construction of homes in suburban areas can have negative impacts on native plants and animals, a recent study led by University of Massachusetts Amherst ecologist Susannah Lerman suggests that well- managed residential development such as provided by homeowners associations (HOA) can in fact support native wildlife.

2012-12-03 13:48:40

Around the world, the effects of global climate change are increasingly evident and difficult to ignore.

Story Of Survival For Blown-Down Forests
2012-10-18 11:40:52

To preserve forest health, the best management decision may be to do nothing

Reign Of Acid Rain Is Far From Over
2012-07-26 05:46:01

New connection between climate change and acidification of Northeast's forests and streams

Plant Diversity Key To Maintaining Productive Vegetation
2012-05-04 04:01:35

Vegetation, such as a patch of prairie or a forest stand, is more productive in the long run when more plant species are present, results of a new study show.

2010 Chile Earthquake Had Surprising Ecological Effects
2012-05-04 03:45:32

The reappearance of long-forgotten habitats and the resurgence of species unseen for years may not be among the expected effects of a natural disaster.

CU Research Shows Warming Climate Threatens Ecology At Mountain Research Site West Of Boulder
2012-04-19 07:42:15

A series of papers published this month on ecological changes at 26 global research sites -- including one administered by the University of Colorado Boulder in the high mountains west of the city -- indicates that ecosystems dependent on seasonal snow and ice are the most sensitive to changes in climate.


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