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We describe the first occurrence in the fossil record of an aquatic avian twig-nest with five eggs in situ .
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6 hrs ago | Bellevue Reporter
Water samples at more than 80 public beaches in the Puget Sound region show fecal coliform bacteria levels that exceed levels considered to be safe.
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Methods in Ecology and Evolution , Vol. 4, No. 4. , pp. 305-315, doi:10.1111/2041-210x.12017 * We highlight an emerging statistical method, integrated nested Laplace approximation , which is ideally suited for fitting complex models to many of the rich spatial data sets that ecologists wish to analyse.
13 hrs ago | The News Tribune
Lake Tapps residents are speaking out loudly against proposed changes to shoreline policies, including a buffer restriction they say would limit development and hurt their property values.
The predatory sunflower starfish, Pycnopodia helianthoides, is one of the species dying from sea star wasting disease.
A coalition of Sonoma County government agencies and environmental groups is ramping up its fight to protect the Sonoma Developmental Center from development and to maintain residential care for an unspecified number of severely disabled clients.
Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics , Vol. 40, No. 1. , pp. 677-697, doi:10.1146/annurev.ecolsys.110308.120159 Species distribution models are numerical tools that combine observations of species occurrence or abundance with environmental estimates.
Order, Passion, Becoming, an interactive, technology-focused exhibition by Aleksandra Dulic and Kenneth Newby, is on display at the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art as part of Okanagan Startup Week, taking place throughout the region until March 16. The exhibition runs until March 18 and a reception, open to the public, will be held Friday at ... (more)
Scientists have completed the first global inventory of flu strains in birds by reviewing more than 50 published studies and genetic data, providing new insight into the drivers of viral diversity and the emergence of disease that can ultimately impact human health and livelihoods.
Ecology letters , Vol. 12, No. 4. , pp. 334-350, doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2008.01277.x Species distribution models use spatial environmental data to make inferences on species' range limits and habitat suitability.
After two decades of struggling with a shortage of water to serve current and future residents and businesses, the town of Twisp may finally have a solution in hand.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. - The city will begin cutting the invasive plants that have taken over much of the Windsor Lake shore.
Officials from the Washington state Department of Ecology, the federal Bureau of Reclamation and the East Columbia Basin Irrigation District announced new surface water that will allow some farmers in what is known as the Odessa Subarea to move off of wells and onto East Low Canal water.
In the Stanford marshmallow experiment , arguably the most famous study ever conducted on the concept of delayed gratification , children were offered a choice between receiving one small treat immediately or receiving two treats later .
Nowhere is this misuse more visible than in and around the 95-km-long Vembanad Lake.
In February 2014, twelve Mangrove Finch chicks have hatched as part of a captive rearing program was born at the Charles Darwin Research Station in Puerto Ayora, Galapagos, Ecuador.