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Tuesday
Sep062011

Lasting evolutionary change takes about 1 million years, study finds

Scientists have discovered that although evolution is a constant and sometimes rapid process, the changes that hit and stick tend to take a long time...

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Tuesday
Sep062011

How many species exist on earth? 8.7 million (give or take 1.3 million)

That is a new, estimated total number of species on Earth -- the most precise calculation ever offered -- with 6.5 million species found on land and 2.2 million dwelling in the ocean depths...

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Monday
Aug222011

Biodiversity more important to ecosystem services than previously thought

Scientists have found that previous studies have underestimated the importance of biodiversity for maintaining multiple ecosystem services...

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Friday
Aug192011

Conservation Maven launches conservation job sites

The creators of Conservation Maven create 4 job boards to help job seekers in conservation, GIS, CAD, and agriculture...

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Friday
Aug192011

Wildlife responding to climate change 3x faster than previously thought

This study for the first time shows that species have moved furthest in regions where the climate has warmed the most...

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Friday
Aug192011

Bird feathers, a new tool for measuring avian stress levels

When faced with environmental threats like bad weather, predators or oil spills, wild birds secrete a hormone called corticosterone. Traditionally, researchers have analyzed blood samples to detect corticosterone levels in wild birds...

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Tuesday
Aug162011

Forest recreation gives boost to U.S. rural economy, report shows 

Recreation on National Forests and Grasslands contributes $14.5 billion annually to the U.S. economy according to a new report from the U.S. Forest Service...

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Monday
Aug152011

Marine reserve spawns massive, rapid recovery of fish life

The results from a marine reserve in Mexico show that fish communities at a depleted site can recover up to a level comparable to remote, pristine sites that have never been fished by humans...

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Friday
Aug122011

Viruses in the open ocean display recurring pattern, study finds

There are approximately 10 million viruses in every drop of surface seawater. A new study reveals striking recurring patterns of marine virioplankton dynamics in the open sea...

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Thursday
Aug112011

Rural road maintenance may accidentally spread invasive plants

Road maintenance may accidentally spread the seeds of invasive plants. The road graders that are used during these operations can act like a plow, pushing seeds along the road...

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