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2011-08-01 09:20:00

University of Georgia student Virginia Schutte describes how a summer in Taiwan gave her the opportunity to get to the bottom of an invasive species problem in mangrove forests there.

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2010-08-16 13:33:51

Researchers measuring impacts of short- and long-term exposure in extensive Gulf Coast marshes.

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2010-05-17 10:50:00

In 1988, a mysterious invader washed upon the New Jersey shore - the Asian shore crab - which likely arrived in ballast from commercial ships and found its new home to be quite agreeable.

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2009-07-13 07:45:00

Global warming may exact a toll on salt marshes in New England, but new research shows that one key constituent of marshes may be especially endangered.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.