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2 hrs ago | Science Daily

Boat noise impacts development, survival of sea hares

The development and survival of an important group of marine invertebrates known as sea hares is under threat from increasing boat noise in the world's oceans, according to a new study.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science

2 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

New study reveals whales as marine ecosystem engineers

Whales feed at depth and release surface plumes of fecal material -- supplying fertilizers to the primary producers.

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Related Topix: Science, University of Vermont

6 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Examining the causes of Ebola virus outbreaks

What determines the location and severity of Ebola virus outbreaks? According to Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine researcher Daniel Bausch, lead author of "Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea: Where Ecology Meets Economy," a new article in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases , the causes are a composite of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Congo, Africa, Health

7 hrs ago | Noozhawk

Tracking Giant Kelp from Space: UCSB Alumni Call on Citizen Scientists for Help

Citizen scientists worldwide are invited to take part in marine ecology research, and they won't have to get their feet wet to do it.

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

11 hrs ago | Science Daily

Classic Lewis Carroll character inspires new ecological model

Inspired by the Red Queen in Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking Glass, researchers have improved a 35-year-old ecology model to better understand how species evolve over decades to millions of years.

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Related Topix: Science, World News, Indonesia

14 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

The Rim Fire 1 year later: A natural experiment in fire ecology and management

The enormous conflagration known as the Rim Fire was in full fury, raging swiftly from crown to crown among mature trees, when it entered the backcountry of Yosemite National Park in California's Sierra Nevada in late August 2013.

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Related Topix: Fire, Science, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

18 hrs ago | Sackville Tribune-Post

Tantramar Wetlands Centre students attend annual Gulf of Maine Institute summer workshop

This year five students from the Tantramar Wetlands Centre travelled to Byfield, MA, for the 14th annual Gulf of Maine Institute summer workshop.

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Related Topix: Byfield, MA, Environment, Science

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Most Nova Scotians don't appear to want fracking here

A convincing consensus of opinion opposed to fracking has now been expressed to the expert panel reviewing the industry's potential in Nova Scotia.

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Related Topix: Canada, North America, World News, Science, Opinion

Hispanic Business

Data on Ecology Research Detailed by Researchers at Ben-Gurion...

Predators manage their hunting success with behavioral tools such as habitat selection, time allocation, and perhaps daring-the willingness to risk injury to increase hunting success."

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Related Topix: Science

Noozhawk

A Conversation with Matthew Fox: 'Eco-Spirituality' Activist...

La Casa de Maria , an interfaith retreat and conference center in Santa Barbara, is featuring "Our Emergence Into Christ Consciousness" with Matthew Fox , Ph.D. The highly-anticipated retreat will take place Friday through Sunday in Santa Barbara.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA, Science

CiteULike

Achieving Restoration Success: Myths in Bottomland Hardwood Forests

Restoration Ecology , Vol. 9, No. 2. , pp. 189-200, doi:10.1046/j.1526-100x.2001.009002189.x Restoration of bottomland hardwood forests is the subject of considerable interest in the southern United States, but restoration success is elusive.

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Related Topix: Science

CiteULike

On the Status of Restoration Science: Obstacles and Opportunities

Restoration Ecology , Vol. 15, No. 2. , pp. 340-343, doi:10.1111/j.1526-100x.2007.00221.x Terrestrial restoration ecology is not as well developed as aquatic and wetland restoration.

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Related Topix: Science

Science, Industry and Business

Underwater Elephants

In the high-tech world of science, researchers sometimes need to get back to basics.

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Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara, Science, Marine Biology, Biology, Environment

Marine News

Orica Fined Heavily for Australian Pollution Incidents

Orica Australia Pty Ltd has been convicted and penalised $768,250 in relation to charges brought by the NSW Environment Protection Authority for pollution incidents at Orica's Kooragang Island and Botany plants.

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Related Topix: Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Where are the monarchs? Michigan's extreme winter takes toll on butterflies

Monarchs missing in Michigan: Monarch butterflies, once plentiful throughout Michigan, are a rare sighting this year.

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Related Topix: Michigan, University of Kansas, Science, Agriculture

CiteULike

The Recent Double Paradigm Shift in Restoration Ecology

Restoration Ecology , Vol. 15, No. 2. , pp. 344-347, doi:10.1111/j.1526-100x.2007.00222.x The fields of ecology and ecological restoration possess an enormous potential for cross-fertilization of ideas and information.

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Related Topix: Science

CiteULike

Towards a Conceptual Framework for Restoration Ecology

Abstract Heightening human impacts on the Earth result in widespread losses of production and conservation values and make large-scale ecosystem restoration increasingly urgent.

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CiteULike

Restoration Ecology to the Future: A Call for New Paradigm

Restoration Ecology , Vol. 15, No. 2. , pp. 351-353, doi:10.1111/j.1526-100x.2007.00224.x The discipline of restoration ecology has grown remarkably in the past decades, providing new ideas and opportunities for conserving biological diversity, managing ecosystems, and testing ecological theories.

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Related Topix: Science

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

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

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