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Plant Biodiversity Protects Ecosystems From Human Perils
2013-02-07 08:59:14

A new study highlights the importance of plant biodiversity in protecting natural ecosystems against the perils of ecosystem breakdown.

Climate Change Is Having Major Impact On Biodiversity
2012-12-20 14:38:33

Global warming is causing plant and animal species to alter their geographic ranges and the timing of key life events such as migrating, flowering, or laying eggs.

Method To Predict Environmental Collapse Created By Scientists
2012-11-19 13:55:37

Scientists at the University of Southampton are pioneering a technique to predict when an ecosystem is likely to collapse, which may also have potential for foretelling crises in agriculture, fisheries or even social systems.

2012-09-24 22:13:25

Scientists at Arizona State University have discovered that ants utilize a strategy to handle "information overload."

The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse Are Saddling Up
2012-06-07 12:17:11

Twenty years ago scientists met at the Earth Summit in Rio to examine the climate and ecology of the Earth and man’s impacts. Two decades later 17 prominent ecologists have released a paper summarizing the evidence of the 1000’s of ecological studies undertaken in since 1992.

2011-09-02 12:00:14

Unleash your inner explorer and accompany USC geobiologist Katrina Edwards as she embarks on an ocean adventure this month — by reading her blog.

2011-08-10 22:54:17

From the kinds that people sneeze at, to the kinds that have prickly seeds that stick to pant legs, there are many different types of plants in grasslands around the world.

2011-05-16 13:10:09

Support is available from the Australian Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, a Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network facility, for teams of researchers and managers to explore questions and problems important to Australian ecosystems.

2011-04-01 10:30:00

BOSTON, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thomas H. Kunz, Warren Distinguished Professor and director of Boston University's Center for Ecology and Conservation Biology, and a team of researchers, including Elizabeth Braun de Torrez, graduate student in BU's Department of Biology; Dana M.


Word of the Day
ethnarch
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.
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