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54 min ago | The Aiken Standard

Ecology lab interns present research findings

Submitted photo Nine college students interned with the Savannah River Ecology Lab this summer and presented their work to a group of researchers on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Science, Aiken, SC

1 hr ago | The Oregonian

Vancouver Public Works wins honors from three agencies

The city of Vancouver has won two awards from the state of Washington for outstanding performance at its two wastewater treatment facilities.

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Related Topix: Washington, Washington Government, Science

5 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Vandana Shiva Is One of the World's Worst People

I have long been tracking the career of lies and disinformation that constitute the anti-intellectual trajectory of virulent anti-biotech activist Vandana Shiva .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, World News, India, Science

7 hrs ago | Noozhawk

Using Channel Islands as Model, UCSB Collaboration Demonstrates Importance of Historical Ecology

Sometimes in order to plan for the future, you have to look to the past. That is what more than two dozen scientists from across the United States did when they met at UC Santa Barbara two years ago to participate in the Channel Islands Bio-cultural Diversity Working Group.

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Related Topix: Science, Santa Barbara, CA, UC Santa Barbara, San Miguel, CA

10 hrs ago | Scientific American

All 8 Pangolin Species Being Eaten into Extinction

Twice a week, John Platt shines a light on endangered species from all over the globe, exploring not just why they are dying out but also what's being done to rescue them from oblivion.

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Related Topix: Science

16 hrs ago | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Carbon Sequestration in Wetland Soils of the Northern Gulf of Mexico Coastal Region

HANSEN, V. AND J. NESTLERODE. Carbon Sequestration in Wetland Soils of the Northern Gulf of Mexico Coastal Region.

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Related Topix: Science

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Japan Times

Anthropocentric bent of 'alien' fish

Are Japanese researchers of fauna and flora becoming more like their U.S. counterparts? They may well be.

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Related Topix: Science, Opinion

Budget Travel

Great Getaways: New Bedford

Art + Culture, Boat and Ferry Rides, Food + Drink, Great Public Spaces, Historical Travel, Literary Travel, Museums, National Parks, Public Art, Urban Parks, Zoos, New Bedford, Family Travel, Food + Drink The New Bedford Whaling Museum pays homage to this Massachusetts city's past, and also points the way to a vibrant future devoted to science, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bedford, MA, New Bedford, MA, Science, Family, Kids, US National Parks, New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

LiveScience

Citizen Science Aims to Clean Up Pacific Plastics

In the classic 1967 movie, The Graduate , a newly minted college graduate played by Dustin Hoffman is told by an older friend that the future would be guided by "one word: plastics."

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, The Graduate, Celebrities, Dustin Hoffman, Science

This Week Community News

Students release woodlands from aliens' grip

Ohio Wesleyan University ecological researcher Jordane Faith helps Delaware students Riley Sheets and Bailey Decker as they use a device to measure light intensity at the forest floor during Dempsey Middle School's Summer Ecology Program.

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Related Topix: Ohio Wesleyan University, Wesleyan University, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

La MaMa Announces 2014-15 Season, Includes New Works by La Bute,...

The centerpiece of "LA MAMA EARTH" will be three diverse, international productions and adaptations of William Shakepeare's THE TEMPEST from the U.S., Korea and Italy.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Science, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

GigaOM

The Enterprise Architect as Enterprise Ecologist

The days of diagrams showing exactly how everyone should work together and dictating how information should flow within an organization are, in a real sense, over.

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Related Topix: Science

Peninsula Daily News

American Golds Seafoods faces $112,500 fine for 2013 oil spill near Anacortes

American Gold Seafoods faces a $112,500 penalty for an oil spill caused by the accidental sinking of its vessel the Clam Digger in July 2013 near Anacortes.

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Related Topix: Anacortes, WA, Science

Hindustan Times

Desecration of environment has made Uttarakhand prone to floods landslides

Since 2005, heavy monsoon floods have been causing havoc in Uttarakhand. This year, again, over 6,000 pilgrims were stranded forcing the government of the pristine north-western Himalayan state to suspend the Char Dham yatra.

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Related Topix: Science, World News, India, Weather

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Daily Advance

Judi Stuart: Looking for ancient species? You might find one here

As an adult, he weighs about 800 pounds, is 13 feet long, and has 75 teeth. It's the teeth that worry me.

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Related Topix: Dare County, NC, Jacksonville, NC, Science

The Star

ECOVIEWS: Scientific studies can reveal unusual phenomena

Every plant and animal species in the world has secrets, and scientists who explore the intricate and intimate details of their private lives help solve ecological mysteries.

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Related Topix: University of Arkansas, Science

OpEdNews

Smokey the Bear Lied: Fire is an Important Part of Forest Ecosystems

Catastrophic wildfire destruction has reached record proportions in Washington State even as fires spread into Oregon and California with many being ignited by lightning.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Activism, Science, Tallahassee, FL

Goldstream Gazette

COLUMN: Highlands covenants being monitored

Between July 28 and Aug. 1, stewardship staff from the Nature Conservancy of Canada will be making their annual visit to dozens of properties in Highlands to ensure that the natural values of those properties are being properly managed and cared for.

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Related Topix: Nature Conservancy, Charitable Organizations, North America, Canada, World News, Science

Edhat

Catastrophic Animal Loss

The Earth's current biodiversity - the product of 3.5 billion years of evolutionary trial and error - is vital to sustaining human life.

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Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara, Science, Entomology

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Newswise

University of Chicago Opens First Passive House-Certified Laboratory in North America

Three Oaks, MI - The University of Chicago has completed the Warren Woods Ecological Field Station, the first Passive House-certified laboratory in North America and only the fifth worldwide.

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Related Topix: University of Chicago, Three Oaks, MI, Berrien County, MI, Science

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