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A new study carried out by scientists at Dartmouth College is one of the first to rigorously explore climate warming's impact on ‘ecological subsidies,’ or the exchange of nutrients and organisms between ecosystems.
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Winning concepts help create new markets for forest restoration byproducts; share $100,000 in prize money. WASHINGTON, Feb.
Put the bug spray away! Termite mounds store moisture and provides necessary vegetation. During these extremely dry times, the termite mounds might be the answer to saving the grasslands.
Clues contained in the cells of plant fossils could be used to determine the density of trees and other forms of vegetation some 50 million years ago, according to new research published in this week’s edition of the peer-reviewed journal Science.
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An ongoing gold rush in the tropical forests of South America is putting one of the planet’s most biologically diverse landscapes in danger, according to a new study published Wednesday in the journal Environmental Research Letters.
When it comes to logging, it may be possible to have our timber and our tropical forests, too.
A new study has pulled together research into the most diverse place on earth to demonstrate how the organisms below-ground could hold the key to understanding how the worlds ecosystems function and how they are responding to climate change.
Rainforests are forests that are characterized by high levels of rainfall, with definitions based on a minimum usual annual rainfall of about 68 to 78 inches. The monsoon trough, or otherwise known as the intertropical convergence zone, holds an important role in producing the climatic conditions that are essential for the Earth’s tropical rainforests. About 40 to 75 percent of all biotic species are native to the rainforests. It’s been estimated that there might be many millions of...
Taiga, or otherwise known as boreal forest, is a biome that is characterized by coniferous forests made up mostly of spruces, larches, and pines. The taiga is the world’s largest terrestrial biome. In North America, it covers most of inland Canada and Alaska as well as portions of the extreme northern continental United States and is known as the Northwoods. It covers most of Sweden, Finland, much of Norway, lowland/coastal areas of Iceland, much of Russia, northern Kazakhstan, northern...
Environmental science is a science that contains a wide range of scientific disciplines. These disciplines are grouped together based on the natural environment which they encompass and interact with. These sciences include physical, chemical, and biological components. Environmental science provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the environmental systems. The most common way environmental science is studied is through the work of one individual or small team drawing on the...
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