News Coverage — ESA2013


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Botanical gardens proposed as stopping-off points for plant species as climate warms.
by Virginia Gewin
Nature News, 09 August 2013
Adam Smith, COS 56-10 “Botanical gardens as networks for “chaperoned” assisted migration of the world’s flora.” logo
Habitat loss and unregulated hunting has endangered the tick-gobbling, disease-controlling timber rattlesnake.
by Jason Bittel
Salon, 17 August 2013 (originally in OnEarth)
Edward Kabay, COS 35-10 “Timber Rattlesnakes may reduce incidence of Lyme disease in the Northeastern United States.”
Mammal populations shrank during three abrupt climate shifts over the past 6,000 years.
by Virginia Gewin
Nature News, 08 August 2013
Justin Yeakel, COS 4-8 “Unraveling an ecological network: 6000 years of anthropogenic and climatic impacts on an Egyptian food web.”
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by Sara Reardon
New Scientist, 15 August 2013
Georg Frenck, COS 45-5 “Did the post-glacial increase in atmospheric CO2 level provide a selective productivity advantage to crop progenitor species?”
The invasive nutria, once valued for its fur, can destroy marshes and swamps by devouring plants and roots.
by The Daily Climate
Mother Nature Nework, 13 August 2013
Catherine Jarnevich COS 117-9 “Using a combined hydrologic network-climate model of the invasive nutria (Myocastor coypus) to understand current distributions and range expansion potential under climate change scenarios.”
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by Douglas Main
LiveScience, 7 August 2013 (picked up by NBC News, Huffington Post)