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  1. Cape herb trade worries ecologistsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... renegade game ranger than an academic. He arrived in Cape Town 14 years ago to complete a master's degree in savanna ecology. Living here ever since has done little to blunt his Queensland accent. Now the managing director of the Sustainable ...


  2. Global boom in hydropower expected this decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... t TA1 4bingen) who, together with her colleagues, performed the study at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) in Berlin. She is presenting the database today at the congress Global Challenges: Achieving ...


  3. Water Needs More Respect Says Bourne EnergyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... modularity and compact all-in-one design allows the RiverStar to play a number of key roles in improving river ecology, water quality and supplies. The RiverStar can be interconnected into multiple arrays stretching across and down a river to create ...


  4. Dominican Nun from Ponchatoula, LA Publishes 'A Breath of Ecology'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | PR Leap

    October 24, 2014 - "A Breath of Ecology," a new book by Sister Joel Gubler O.P., has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc. In this collection of anecdotes about the beauty of Mother Nature, a religious sister and gardener marvels at the animals, plants and seasons around her, highlighting God's handiwork and the precious nature of the planet. A series of short musings encourages appreciation of the natural world, from tiny seedlings to grandiose evergreens, from small blackbirds to large alligators.


  5. Newly Discovered Microbe Is Key in Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... but they eat different things," said senior author Scott Saleska , an associate professor in the UA's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and director of the UA's new Ecosystem Genomics Institute . "In Methanoflorens , we discovered the ...


  6. Mature forests store nitrogen in soil: May help protect waterways from excess nitrogen from industryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... succession, soil carbon accumulation, and rapid nitrogen storage in poorly remineralized soil organic matter . Ecology , 2014; 95 (10): 2687 DOI: 10.1890/13-2196.1 Ecological Society of America. "Mature forests store nitrogen in soil: May help ...


  7. Sex-loving, meat-eating reptiles have shorter livesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... Shai Meiri. Late bloomers and baby boomers: ecological drivers of longevity in squamates and the tuatara . Global Ecology and Biogeography , 2014; DOI: 10.1111/geb.12244 University of Lincoln. "Sex-loving, meat-eating reptiles have shorter lives." ...


  8. Preserving the great plains grasslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Science Daily

    ... Articles on the role of prescribed fires in rangeland ecosystems have appeared in the journals Rangelands, Ecology and Society, and the Journal of Environmental Management, and those examining private landowner motivations and implications for ...


  9. State gathering feedback on greenhouse gas reporting ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

    Proposed changes to Washington's existing greenhouse gas reporting rule will update existing processes that save businesses who report greenhouse gases time and money. The Department of Ecology hosted a half-day stakeholder meeting to gather input and feedback on the proposed changes from businesses currently reporting greenhouse gas emissions.


  10. Discover ways to reduce your carbon footprint at Green Living ExpoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... Nick Reichmann, an MCC alum. Emily Zak, another MCC alum, will provide information about the Loyola Retreat and Ecology Center. Visitors will have an opportunity to receive free giveaways and a win a chance for a pair of Chicago Blackhawk tickets ...


  11. Economy, environment connection underscoredRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    WITH Mindanao and other places in the country already reaching the "ecological overshoot", Presidential Adviser for the Environmental Protection Secretary Neri Acosta emphasized the connection between the environment and economy during the Integrated Water Resources Management Forum for Peace and Development forum at the Grand Regal Hotel on Wednesday. "Ecology is the basis of economy and not the other way around.


  12. Vessels may now be dismantled over waterRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Port Orchard Orchard

    Marine vessels may now be taken apart over the water under the terms of a new state permit that helps protect water quality and prevents pollution. The Department of Ecology recently finalized the new Vessel Deconstruction General Permit.


  13. Streamflow responses to vegetation manipulations along a gradient of...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Forest Ecology and Management , Vol. 259, No. 7. , pp. 1268-1276, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2009.08.005 The Colorado River Basin has been, and continues to be, the focus of a wide diversity of research efforts to learn more about the effects of natural and human-induced disturbances on the processes and functioning of the basin's upland watersheds.


  14. Laos is acting responsibly on Mekong dam projectRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... project. The MRC is not a building permits office. Laos and the developer of the Don Sahong project have had the ecology of the Khone Falls area under study by experts for the past eight years. A dozen technical and engineering studies, ...


  15. Behaviors for Genes - Not Genes for BehaviorsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    ... short-term mates and focus on short-term relationships compared with females. But this can change as a function of ecology in evolutionarily predictable ways. For instance, David Schmitt (2005) showed that in societies with very few males at a given ...


  16. Opposing Question 1Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

    ... of the region. Another study by G.J. Ziegltrum in 2008 (Impacts of the Black Bear Supplemental Feeding Program on Ecology in Western Washington) details the impacts of a shorter-term feeding program. In this study, bears were fed pellets from April ...


  17. Evidence of Asian Carp DNA Detected in Green Bay Waters, Heightens Concern for Great LakesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WUWM

    ... The ecological and economic threats Asian carp represent to the Great Lakes is daunting, both to its fisheries and ecology. Asian carp are ravenous eaters and the health of the Great Lakes are already compromised with nearly 200 invasive species ...


  18. COA's Borden honored as a 'Face of Human Ecology'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    One of the longest serving College of the Atlantic faculty and a founding member of the Society for Human Ecology, Richard J. Borden, was named the 2014 Face of a Human Ecologist during the international society's 20th annual conference Wednesday at COA. "Rich Borden gave the idea of Human Ecology form at COA," said Trustee Jay McNally '84, whose generous gift to the college in 2011 helped create the Richard Borden Chair in the Humanities, the first and only endowed faculty position at the college to honor a current faculty member.


  19. Impact of Invasive Species Varies with Latitude, Highlighting Need...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... like herbivore pressure and resistance to herbivory," said Meyerson, URI associate professor of habitat restoration ecology. "Some biogeographic regions may be more susceptible to invasions while others are more resistant. So, if we don't look at ...


  20. Recently Discovered Microbe is Key Player in Climate ChangeRead the original story

    Wednesday | Science, Industry and Business

    ... but they eat different things," said senior author Scott Saleska, an associate professor in the UA's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and director of the UA's new Ecosystem Genomics Institute. "In Methanoflorens, we discovered the ...