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Heidi Swanson

A cluster of small, colorful plastic pellets, broken shards, and small toys on a black leather surface. There is a 1-cent coin at the bottom of the photo for scale.

Microplastics induce changes in mussel traits and behaviors

A paper recently published in Ecological Applications shows that exposure to plastic-laced seawater may affect mussels’ ability to form mussel beds.

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ESA Welcomes Richard L. Wallace as Editor-in-Chief of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Wallace will become the second editor-in-chief of Frontiers since the journal was first launched in 2003.

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Media Advisory: Hurricane Experts Available

Several members of the Ecological Society of America with expertise on hurricane impacts and related issues are available for comment and to respond to questions and inquiries.

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