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Research: Local adaptation can sustain walleye fisheries in the face of habitat loss

By University of Minnesota 5/6/2019 (Minneapolis/St. Paul)–Recent research by a team of scientists reveals that walleye decline in Mille Lacs is linked to loss of habitat and indicates that by adapting harvest policies to account for changing environmental conditions, walleye fisheries may be sustained. The study focuses on Mille Lacs, Minnesota, where walleye populations have dramatically declined since the 1990s….

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Studying Stability Under the Sea

By UC Santa Barbara 5/2/2019 An ecosystem arises from the effects of many different levels of organization. There are the species, their populations, the communities they live in, and the network of these communities over the entire region. But scientists are still exploring how the dynamics at different levels combine to determine the properties of the ecosystem as a whole….

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The White Truffle has crossed the Alps

By Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research 4/29/2019 In 2012, a truffle dog named Giano made a spectacular discovery: In a city park in Geneva, he unearthed a White Truffle, also known as an Alba Truffle – the first to ever be found north of the Alps. The White Truffle is the most aromatic and valuable truffle;…

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Heatwave devastates wildlife populations in World Heritage Site

By Florida International University 4/27/2019 Large numbers of dugongs, sea snakes and other marine animals disappeared from the UNESCO World Heritage Site Shark Bay, Western Australia, after a heat wave devastated seagrass meadows, according to recently released research. The reasons for the population losses, however, differed among species, according to Rob Nowicki, an FIU alumnus and postdoctoral research fellow at…

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Pollinator Week

Eleven years ago the U.S. Senate’s unanimous approval and designation of a week in June as “National Pollinator Week” marked a necessary step toward addressing the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations. Pollinator Week has now grown into an international celebration of the valuable ecosystem services provided by bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles. The Pollinator Partnership is proud to…

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Hydric Soils Workshop

Current Topics in Wetland Soils and Application of Hydric Soil Indicators Workshop [column width=”25%” class=”mar”] Dates March 22 – 23, 20188:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. [/column] [column width=”30%” class=”mar”] Location Weeks Bay Tonsmeire Resource Center 11525 US Highway 98 Fairhope, Alabama Between Fairhope and Foley, under the bridge over Fish River [/column] [column width=”35%] PDF Download [/column]

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EcologyPlus: Where Diversity Meets Opportunity We​ ​invite​ ​you​ ​to​ ​join our team of mentors in an exciting new career pathways pilot project using a​ ​collective impact​ ​approach​ ​to​ ​broadening​ ​participation​ ​if underrepresented minorities in​ ​ecology​ and fields where ecology plays a significant role. Led by the Ecological Society of America with 15 partners in the Washington DC – Baltimore region, the…

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