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Thursday
Aug272009

Engineering rock pools from seawalls

Is it possible to take seawalls with little biodiversity and engineer rock pools teeming with marine life? A new study finds out...read more

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Wednesday
Aug262009

Old vs. new wind turbines: a look at wildlife fatality

Old-style wind turbines have killed thousands of birds a year in the Altamont Pass. Researchers find out if the new models are better. ...read more

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Wednesday
Aug262009

Reducing bat mortality at wind farms: testing a new method

Wind farms may be good for clean energy but they can be deadly for bats. A new study looks at measures to reduce the impact...read more

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Tuesday
Aug252009

Scientists discover possible cause for American honeybee collapse

Tuesday
Aug252009

Zebra mussel case study shows total erradication may be possible

Can we completely eradicate noxious exotic species like zebra mussels? A case study in Lake George gives hope...read more

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Monday
Aug242009

Evolutionary limits to invasive species dominance

A study looks at the 50-year evolutionary history of an exotic plant post-invasion and finds that evolution places limits on dominance...read more

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Monday
Aug242009

Lake Tahoe health report: Asian clam invasion growing fast

UC Davis has released the annual Lake Tahoe health report and they've found cause for concern. The Asian clam which first invaded the lake about 10 years ago has been growing rapidly in numbers...read more

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Friday
Aug212009

Wolf scat and seabird bracelets: finding better methods to monitor wildlife

So what do wolf scat and seabird bracelets have in common? They've both been subjects of recent studies exploring better methods for collecting data on wildlife movement...read more

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Thursday
Aug202009

Forest bird communities along the urban-rural gradient 

How do forest bird communities change as we move from rural to urban areas? What causes these changes? And should we really care about urban birds anyway...read more

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Thursday
Aug202009

Friendship improves fitness of feral mares

A friend is more than just someone to laugh with or a shoulder to lean on in tough times. A friend can make you more fit. Just ask the feral horses of New Zealand...read more

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