Ecology Newswire

Ecology Newswire

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  1. The truth behind TV sensationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... is to sharks more than it is to us." 2. Our planet needs sharks. Robust shark populations are vital to Earth's ecology. "We're removing somewhere around 100 million sharks every year from the world's oceans. That's a huge amount and that's not ...

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  2. NOAA's estimate of coral bleaching likely two times too highRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... doomsday forecasts about the worldwide decline of the colorful marine habitat." Tom Frazer, professor of aquatic ecology at the University of Florida and part of the research team, told Reuters, "People have said these systems don't have a chance. ...

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  3. Mitochondrial metagenomics: How '-omics' is saving wild beesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    July 6, 2015, Shenzhen, China-- Mitochondrial genome database demonstrated its great value on detecting wild bees in UK farms via mitochondrial metagenomics pipeline, a new approach developed by scientists from the China National Genebank , BGI-Shenzhen. The study published today in the journal Methods in Ecology and Evolution shows that, with mitogenome references, collecting wild bees, extracting their mixed DNA, and directly reading the DNA of the resultant 'bee soup' could finally make large-scale bee monitoring programmes feasible.

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  4. Study: Temperature a dominant influence on bird diversity loss in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... appear to have lost which species," said lead author A. Townsend Peterson, university distinguished professor of ecology & evolutionary biology at the University of Kansas and senior curator at KU's Natural History Museum and Biodiversity Institute. ...

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  5. Perennial biofuel crops' water consumption similar to cornRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Science, Industry and Business

    ... and how these crops affect overall water balance. The study, led by Michigan State University professor of ecosystem ecology and GLBRC scientist Stephen Hamilton, is the first multi-year effort to compare the water use of conventional corn crops to ...

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  6. Ecological data sharingRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Data sharing has evolved slowly and unevenly due to incentives and disincentives. "Big ecology" policies have pioneered the initial movement to open data.

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  7. NoteStreama Partners with Environmental, Conservation and Education PowerhousesRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    NoteStreama , the innovative mobile learning app designed to enable users to find, enjoy and follow long-form articles and blogs easily on their mobile devices, today announced three exciting new partnerships: Surfrider Foundation, The Ecology Center and the Alaska Zoo. Notestream selected these organizations to educate their readers about the importance of protecting and conserving the environment.

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  8. Artist Grimanesa Amoros Combines Architecture And Ecology For Spellbinding Public WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    "By looking, we are informing ourselves and deciding how to get involved with what we see. During the moment of engagement, the work hopefully takes viewers into a space of reflection where they themselves might be surprised by their reactions."

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  9. An Apprenticeship in Sustainable DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Switched

    ... the phenomenon of political failure back in the 70s and 80s, when I stood seven times for the Green Party (or the Ecology Party, as it then was) in local, national and European elections. I only stopped hurling myself into another cast-iron, 100% ...

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  10. Study finds perennial biofuel crops' water consumption similar to cornRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    ... plant's leaves or the ground. The study, led by GLBRC scientist and Michigan State University professor of ecosystem ecology Stephen Hamilton, is the first multi-year effort to compare the water use of conventional corn crops to the perennial ...

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  11. Ecologist Emily picks up promising professional awardRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cotswold Journal

    PROJECT ecologist Emily Drinkwater, who works for Worcester-based environmental firm SLR Consulting, has been presented with the 2015 Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management's promising professional award. Miss Drinkwater accepted the prize, which recognises the exceptional achievements of a CIEEM member during the early stages of their career, at the annual awards ceremony held at the Botanical Gardens in Birmingham.

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  12. Monthly Maps of Optimally Interpolated in situ Hydrography in the North Sea from 1948 to 2013Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... Updated North Sea climatologies with 54 vertical layers. Accurate reconstruction of the bottom hydrography for ecology and fishery studies. We used a statistical model mainly based on optimal or Gauss-Markov interpolation (OI) to produce monthly ...

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  13. Cleanup begins at polluted Everett waterwayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    The waterway, an inlet off Possession Sound between the Port of Everett and Naval Station Everett, has long borne the brunt of industrial activity along the city's waterfront. On June 30, the state Department of Ecology issued an agreement that begins the first stage of a multi-year cleanup process .

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  14. Letters Round-Up: Potash debate ... Referendum revisited ... Parking woes ... Rail problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | York Press

    The idea that ecology can be separated from economy is a dangerous one. They both have the same Greek root, oikos, meaning house.

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  15. Hume Hwy rope bridges help squirrel glider populationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    ... from both sides of the bitumen. The results of a study by researchers from the Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology is good news for the threatened species' gene pool, which was at risk of shrinking due to habitat loss and fragmentation. The ...

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  16. Kachemak Bay Research Reserve gets new partnerRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Peninsula Clarion

    ... generally looks at land-based plants and animals and ecosystems while the Research Reserve is concerned with coastal ecology. KBRR also is part of the network of 28 National Estuarine Research Reserves. By joining the Center for Conservation ...

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  17. Critical eye cast on species re-introductionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... outlines the progress in research aimed at improving this practice, and illustrates how sciences such as population ecology and genetics can be used to predict the fates of re-introduced species. The project was led by Professor Doug Armstrong, ...

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  18. Commercial Horseshoe Crab Fishery in Del. to Close July 9Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... for use as bait in the whelk (conch) and American eel fisheries. Horseshoe crabs also play an important role in the ecology of the Delaware Bay, notably that migratory shorebirds rely on horseshoe crab eggs to fuel their long-distance migrations to ...

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  19. Focus on forestsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    Scientists from around the world are in Kelowna this week to talk about water quality and availability, forestry and aquatic ecology. The conference provides an opportunity for international scientists to gather and share their research and exchange ideas, says conference chair Adam Wei.

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  20. Delaware's horseshoe crab commercial fishery to close for 2015 July 9Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

    ... for use as bait in the whelk (conch) and American eel fisheries. Horseshoe crabs also play an important role in the ecology of the Delaware Bay, notably that migratory shorebirds rely on horseshoe crab eggs to fuel their long-distance migrations to ...

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