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Stress Can Cause Mongooses Not To Help Out In...

Researchers studying banded mongooses in Uganda have discovered that those who work hard to care for pups may be less likely to invest in future offspring in the same way due to elevated stress hormones.

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Related Topix: Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Science

[Research Article] On the structural stability of mutualistic systems

Several major developments in theoretical ecology have relied on either dynamical stability or numerical simulations, but oftentimes, they have found contradictory results.

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Bellingham Herald

Suggests tax cut would aid cleanup

Tougher pollutant discharge rules paid for by factories "re-shored" by a 10 percent reduction in the corporate tax rate is the question.

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National Geographic

Opinion: It's Time to Stop Thinking That All Non-Native Species Are Evil

Giant Aldabra tortoises are a non-native species on the islands of Mauritius. The country introduced them in 2004 after losing all its large tortoises.

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Related Topix: Science, Missoula, MT, University of Washington, Opinion

Michigan Radio

After 4 years, major cleanup on the Kalamazoo River coming to a close

Workers measure pipe before cutting and removing the section from the Enbridge pipeline oil spill site near Marshall, Michigan.

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Related Topix: Marshall, MI, Science, Michigan State University

Fayetteville Free Weekly

Why Grass Isn't Always Greener

Perception can be a tricky thing when it comes to science. A flock of birds flying overhead may appear to negate the finding of their endangered status, or it could be the last flock of passenger pigeons in your neighborhood - a glimpse before their 1914 extinction.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Science

American Thinker

Reflections on the State of Climate Science

In late June, I attended the annual international conference of a prestigious environmental organization -- the Air & Waste Management Association -- and presented a paper on atmospheric modeling.

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

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Dissident Voice

Obama is Wrong about Natural Gas

Natural gas is falsely promoted by the Obama Administration and energy corporations as a "bridge fuel" that will allow American society to continue to use fossil energy over the coming decades while emitting fewer greenhouse gases than from using other fossil fuels such as coal and oil.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Science, Activism, US News, Liberal Political News

Lebanon Democrat

Phi Kappa Phi honor society bestows award on second MTSU scholar

Phi Kappa Phi has awarded a $1,000 study-abroad grant to Samuel Kane Hulsey, a junior majoring in Spanish and global studies.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, TN, Science, Brazil, Murfreesboro, TN

Bellingham Herald

Simplot in Wallula fined $24,000 by state

Simplot Feeders violated air quality rules while grinding hay in March 2014, which released large amounts of dust into the air, according to the state.

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Related Topix: Wallula, WA, Science

Tri-cityherald.com

Burbank cattle feeding company fined $24,000 by Ecology

Ecology officials say Simplot Feeders violated air quality rules while grinding hay in March 2014, releasing large amounts of dust into the air.

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Related Topix: Science

Capital City Weekly

Tracking salmon to their birth waters

Strontium is a trace element and a mineral people use to make glow-in-the-dark paints and toothpaste for sensitive teeth.

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Related Topix: University of Alaska Fairbanks, Science, University of Utah, Dillingham, AK, New Stuyahok, AK

EurekAlert!

Research charts the ecological impact of microbial respiration in the oxygen-starved ocean

A sulfur-oxidizing bacterial group called SUP05 will play an increasingly important role in carbon and nutrient cycling in the world's oceans as oxygen minimum zones expand, according to research published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences .

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CiteULike

Landscape ecology: its role as a trans-disciplinary science for rangeland sustainability

The aim is to review landscape ecology and the contribution it can make to sustainable rangeland management, using Australia as an example.

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BreakingNews.ie

Irish study finds deer grazing helps, not harms, protected forests

A decades-long study of national parks in Ireland has found that grazing deer in oak woodlands is actually good for diversity and helps prevent some plants from taking over the valuable ecosystem.

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Science Daily

Vulnerability of sharks as collateral damage in commercial fishing shown by study

A new study that examined the survival rates of 12 different shark species when captured as unintentional bycatch in commercial longline fishing operations found large differences in survival rates across the 12 species, with bigeye thresher, dusky, and scalloped hammerhead being the most vulnerable.

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Related Topix: University of Miami, Science

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Rediff.com

Why the monsoon numbers in India hide reality

Because the ecology of various regions differs, it is silly to club them all under one countrywide average number, says Nitin Sethi.

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Related Topix: Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, World News, India

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

K2 enters state's Voluntary Cleanup Program

K2 Sports has taken the first step in obtaining a No Further Action determination from the state regarding environmental contamination at its former factory on Vashon Highway.

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Related Topix: Science, King County, WA, Vashon, WA, Issaquah, WA

Exit 133

Tacoma City Business Preview - Week of July 22, 2014

At this week's study session, Tacoma City Council will hear an update on the various construction projects currently underway around Tacoma, as well as recently completed projects.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Science

Switched

Great Barrier Reef Will Be 'Pretty Ugly' By 2050, Researchers Say

Researchers appeared before an Australian Senate committee this week to review how federal and local governments have managed the reef.

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Related Topix: Science, Australia, World News, Wine, Drink

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