Latest Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Stories
Cold-sensitive mangrove forests have expanded dramatically along Florida’s Atlantic Coast as the frequency of killing frosts has declined, according to a new study based on 28 years of satellite
Microbes that live in rice paddies, northern peat bogs and other previously unexpected environments are among the bacteria that can generate highly toxic methylmercury.
A new study has found evidence that forests in the Eastern United States are growing faster than they have in the past 225 years.
Overfishing and disease have decimated shellfish populations in many of the world's temperate estuarine and coastal ecosystems.
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