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  1. UQ offers new programs in agriculture and animal sciences for 2016Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    ... Science is a "hands on" degree that focuses on animal biology and management of wild animals, including their ecology and conservation. As a wildlife scientist you will study native and exotic amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals in their natural ...

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  2. Centre tries to dilute bill on whistleblowersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ... private person or NGO will be allowed to blow the whistle about environmental pollution or degradation of the ecology caused by that company's actions, often occurring in collusion with other public servants, Nayak said. The whistleblower will also ...

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  3. Polluted retention pond mires Langley's dredging plansRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South Whidbey Record

    ... - the least toxic of the three. In an emailed response about the frequency of this procedure, state Department of Ecology, Northwest Region, spokesman Larry Altose said local governments "routinely clean accumulated sediments out of retention ponds ...

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  4. CSU study: Great Plains greenhouse gas emissions from ag could be eliminatedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Boulder County Business Report

    A new report from the Natural Resource Ecology Lab at Colorado State University suggests that widespread adoption of practices such as no-tillage cultivation in the Great Plains could completely eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture in the region. The article appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and uses historical data and ecosystem models to estimate the magnitude of annual greenhouse gas emissions from all agricultural sources in the Great Plains from 1870 to 2000.

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  5. Research explains earthworm digestionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | UPI

    ... ic coping mechanism to deal with a range of leaf litter diets," added Dave Spurgeon, researcher at the Center for Ecology and Hydrology. "In this role, drilodefensin support the role of earthworm as key 'ecosystem engineers' within the carbon cycle."

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  6. Wash. governor praises Obama's plan to cut emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... said in his statement Monday that Washington state will go further. He recently directed the state Department of Ecology to develop a plan to cap carbon emissions in the state and to increase enforcement of existing pollution laws. A spokeswoman for ...

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  7. Klineburger v. King County Department of Development and Environmental Services BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | FindLaw

    Stephen and Sandra KLINEBURGER, Respondents, v. KING COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES BUILDING and Fire Services Division Code Enforcement Section, Appellant, Department of Ecology, Intervenor.

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  8. CIEE Offers Most Study Abroad Options for STEM StudentsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... Public Health in Gaborone, Botswana; Engineering, Technology, and Society in Dublin, Ireland; and Tropical Marine Ecology and Conservation in Kralendijk, Bonaire. Beginning in spring 2016, CIEE will also offer a new Global Sustainability and ...

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  9. Scientists blame the 'Blob' for warmer Puget Sound waterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    ... Sound 4 degrees Fahrenheit higher than normal from our past 25 years of record keeping," said Christopher Krembs, Ecology senior oceanographer. "We're seeing warm water everywhere, from Olympia to Bellingham." Monitoring work by the Washington ...

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  10. The Travelling life of the Tiger SharkRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SCUBA News...

    ... of tiger sharks and other species, like blue marlin, sailfish, and mako sharks. Marine Conservation Biology and Ecology / Science Communicator.Especially interested in spatial conservation strategies for mobile species/life stages, such as dynamic ...

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  11. City of Spokane files suit against Monsanto over river contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... Spokane River. In addition to cancer, PCBs can affect brain development and mimic the hormone estrogen. In 2006, the Ecology Department released a draft proposal for total daily limits of PCBs discharged into the river. PCB loads would have had to ...

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  12. Women's Pole Vaulter Lark Shares on Trip to New Zealand 8/4/2015...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MGo Blue

    ... respectively. Now graduated with a degree in neuroscience, Lark -- who has always had interests in the field of ecology -- took her chance to explore her other interests and spent five weeks in New Zealand through the EcoQuest program, which ...

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  13. Scientists solve mystery behind earthworm digestionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... Their work is published today (4 August 2015) in Nature Communications and includes support from the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, the University of Oxford, and Cardiff University. The molecules, which have been named drilodefensins, are so ...

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  14. State of conservation of Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | World Heritage Centre News

    Over the last several months,the World Heritage Centre has been receiving numerous messages from citizens and NGOs expressing their concern regarding the A303 tunnel project, located within the boundaries of the World Heritage property "Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites", and the adverse impact it may have on the landscape, archaeological remains, and hydrogeology and ecology of the site. It should be noted that the competent authorities of the State Party of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, as well as the Advisory Bodies to the World Heritage Convention and the World Heritage Centre are fully informed of the concerns raised by the citizens' campaign.

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  15. New dragonfly hotspot in AberdeenRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Aberdeen City Council

    ... with City Council Countryside Ranger Simon Whitworth and Daniele Muir. The event will cover the identification and ecology of the species found on the reserve, along with the folklore that surrounds these amazing insects. Types of these creatures ...

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  16. Rapid Diversity Loss of Competing Animal Species in Well-Connected LandscapesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... suggest that fragmented landscapes have benefits for species conservation previously unrecognized by the landscape ecology and policy community. When species interactions are important, landscapes with a low fragmentation level can be better for ...

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  17. Inslee's carbon cap won't happen soonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    It may take Gov. Jay Inslee longer to circumvent lawmakers and impose a cap on carbon emissions than he's expecting. The governor directed the Department of Ecology last week to begin developing a hard limit on emissions using his rule-making power under existing state laws.

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  18. Glued to a crocodile: When field work goes horribly wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... 31, 2015 Watching a mob of emus diligently remove shiny metal 'permanent' tags affixed to plants for 'long-term' veg ecology study #fieldworkfail - David M Watson (@D0CT0R_Dave) July 31, 2015 Lick tiny object to discern if fossil/rock. Fossil. ...

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  19. Pluck Not The SurangiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | Outlook

    As we picked wild berries on the Goa University campus, some years ago, my gardener friend Eknath exulted, "Laloo of the RJD is behind bars! Let us hope that the Congress CM of Goa, who is brazenly colluding with miners to ruin our fields and waters, will also get a dose of the same medicine." Soon after, the Justice M.B. Shah commission on illegal mining in Goa said in its report: "No inspection of the mines has been carried out, resulting in grave losses to the ecology, environment, agriculture, groundwater, streams, ponds, rivers, biodiversity etc."

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  20. Effect of mastication and other mechanical treatments on fuel structure in chaparralRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | CSIRO Publishing

    Teresa J. Brennan A C and Jon E. Keeley A B A US Geological Survey, Western Ecological Research Center, Sequoia-Kings Canyon Field Station, 47050 General's Highway, Three Rivers, CA 93271, USA. B Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, 612 Charles E. Young Drive, South Los Angeles, CA 90095-7246, USA.

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