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

    24 min 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.


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

    1 hr 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.


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

    2 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.


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

    2 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.


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

    4 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, ...


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

    4 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 ...


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

    5 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 ...


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

    6 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 ...


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

    6 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.


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

    7 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 ...


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

    8 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 ...


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

    Yesterday | 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 ...


  13. Councillors pass on residents' concerns about planned cemetery near Keighley TarnRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    ... they raised a wide range of concerns passed to them by local residents. These included drainage and water run-off, ecology, road safety, possible loss of trees, and spoiling of the scenery around the tarn. Coun Smithies said MPG had revealed it was ...


  14. Cemetery concerns passed onRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    ... by residents. Councillor Smithies said MPG had revealed it was carrying out detailed studies, including habitat, ecology and hydrology, and planning policy. She said: "Once all of these studies are completed and a formal planning application is ...


  15. Virginia Tech's Emmanuel A. Frimpong named a Carnegie African Diaspora FellowRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... York. Frimpong, who joined the faculty of the Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation in 2007, focuses on the ecology, life history, and distribution of freshwater fish with an emphasis on applications in aquaculture and the conservation of ...


  16. More birds stay as China's Poyang Lake gets warmerRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | People's Daily Online

    ... permanent homes in recent years. He attributed the lake's popularity among birds to its warmer winter and better ecology as the local government ramps up environmental protection efforts and cracks down on illegal hunting. Between 600,000 and ...


  17. Intelligent Readers and the Climate CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Triple Pundit

    ... climate change "is already altering the world in ways that are truly alarming," writes Berger, who has a PhD in Ecology and has advised the National Research Council . "But long before 2100 AD, it will profoundly affect our health, our homes, our ...


  18. Spokane County Commission candidates at odds over urban growth boundary - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... in Olympia last month that he's discussed sewage seepage in the Mount Spokane neighborhood with the Department of Ecology for almost a decade. The commissioner said representatives of that agency asked the county to include the neighborhood in the ...


  19. Some scientists share better than othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science Daily

    Some scientists share better than others. While astronomers and geneticists embrace the concept, the culture of ecology still has a ways to go.


  20. Seaweed engineers build crustacean homes; old forests store new nitrogenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Science, Industry and Business

    ... Mechanisms of facilitation by a habitat-forming invasive seaweed (2014) JT Wright, JE Byers, JL DeVore, and E Sotka. Ecology 95(10): 2699-2706. [open access] Ecologists working in central Pennsylvania forests have ...