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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

California Drought Could Mean Extinction For Tiny Fish Species As Habitat Dries Up

TUOLUMNE COUNTY - California's drought may lead to the extinction of a tiny fish holding onto dwindling habitat in Tuolumne County.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Tuolumne County, CA, UC Davis, Science

Justin Timberlake ice Bucket Challenges

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

6 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Moses Lake carbon fiber plant to build electric vehicle charging station

The new charging station, announced Tuesday, is part of a settlement agreement between the company and the state Department of Ecology over past air quality violations.

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Related Topix: Moses Lake, WA, Science

8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

College of the Atlantic prof named Rhodora editor

College of the Atlantic Professor of Botany Nishanta Rajakaruna has been named editor in chief of Rhodora, the peer-reviewed journal of The New England Botanical Club.

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Related Topix: College of the Atlantic, Science, Genetics, Medicine, Princeton Review, Hauppauge, NY

19 hrs ago | CiteULike

Comparative cognition for conservationists

Trends in Ecology and Evolution , Vol. 29, No. 9. , pp. 489-495, doi:10.1016/j.tree.2014.06.004 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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Related Topix: Science, Arts, Literature

Mon Aug 18, 2014

jdsupra.com

Covering the Waterfront: Comprehensive Water Resources Management

Public Act 14-163 authorizes the Water Planning Council, established by Conn. Gen. Stat.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, University of Connecticut, Environment, Science

Santa Cruz Sentinel

How low can you go? Revamped website features water-saving tips, pledge

Ecology Action Community Programs worker Kyle Smith helps San Lorenzo Valley residents sign a water-saving pledge at the Felton Makers Market on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Scotts Valley, CA, Santa Cruz, CA

The Press-Enterprise

RiversideRIVERSIDE: Ecology research paper wins national award

In May, Ashkaan K. Fahimipour, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in UC Riverside's Department of Biology, and a colleague published a research paper in Ecology Letters, a top ecology journal.

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Related Topix: Science, UC Riverside, Princeton University, Entomology

Kent Reporter

Settlement reduces well violations penalty; Seattle company to pay $12,000, train employees

A Seattle construction company will pay a penalty of $12,000 for illegally decommissioning groundwater monitoring wells in Kent and Auburn, putting groundwater at risk of contamination from polluted surface water runoff.

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Related Topix: Kent, WA, Auburn, WA, Science, King County, WA

Newswise

Study: World's Primary Forests on the Brink

August 18, 2014: An international team of conservationist scientists and practitioners has published new research showing the precarious state of the world's primary forests.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Australia, Oceania, World News, Wildlife Conservation Society, Charitable Organizations, National University

Newswise

International Scientific Team Criticizes Adoption of 'Novel Ecosystems' by Policymakers

Novel ecosystems arise when human activities transform biological communities through species invasions and environmental change.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Tennessee

CSIRO Publishing

Flooded Forest and Desert Creek

The river red gum has the most widespread natural distribution of Eucalyptus in Australia, forming extensive forests and woodlands in south-eastern Australia and providing the structural and functional elements of important floodplain and wetland ecosystems.

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Related Topix: Science

Dorsetecho.co.uk

40k boost to restore Dorset heathland

The RSPB's Arne Reserve in Purbeck received a Biffa Award, a fund that helps to build communities and transform lives through awarding grants to community and environmental projects across the UK.

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Related Topix: Dorset County, England, United Kingdom, Science

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Input sought on water quality improvement plan

The state Department of Ecology is seeking input on a draft water quality improvement plan to reduce temperatures in certain portions of upper Yakima River tributaries.

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Related Topix: Science, Ellensburg, WA, Cle Elum, WA, Roslyn, WA

Seattle Times

UW program aims to diversify the conservation workforce

Viraj Sikand, a Brown University sophomore in environmental science, gives his final presentation for the Conservation Scholars program Thursday.

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Related Topix: Brown University, Knox College, African-American, University of Washington, Science, Quinault, WA

CiteULike

QIIME allows analysis of high-throughput community sequencing data

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Related Topix: Science

Newkerala.com

Green cover falling in Krishna land

As lakhs of pilgrims throng Lord Krishna temples in Mathura and Vrindavan on Janmashtami, many are lamenting the dwindling green cover in the region.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Science

Detroit Free Press

Outdoors: Teachers learn in nature's classroom at Wilderness School

Summer is taking its last deep breaths. Archery season calls. School principals are back at work, while teachers try to find ways to scrape together the cash to cover the costs of another year performing the world's most important job.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Michigan, Science

TheAlternativePress.com

Meet the Leaders - Alice Tempel

Editor's Note: This continues the Meet the Leaders profile series in The Alternative Press of South Plainfield.

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Related Topix: South Plainfield, NJ, Plainfield, NJ, Food and Drug Administration, Science, Rutgers University, Environmental Law, Law

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

Grace Hudson Museum garden plan revealed; community meeting set for Tuesday

Passersby along Ukiah's Main Street can't help but notice the withered landscape and the cyclone construction fence encircling the historic Sun House and Grace Hudson Museum.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Ukiah, CA, Science

Bangor Daily News

Paddle on Stevens Pond, Liberty, Aug. 23

Canoe and Kayak instructor Nancy Zane, and Biology and Freshwater Ecology professor Gerry Saunders will co-lead a late summer paddle on Stevens Pond in Liberty.

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Related Topix: Science, Liberty, ME

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