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Mangroves to mudflats and not back again

103rd Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America:  Extreme events, ecosystem resilience and human well-being 5–10 August 2018 July 13, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact: Zoe Gentes, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@setnegz Over one-third of Earth’s population lives with 100 km of a coastline and depend on the services that coastal ecosystems provide. With the intensity and impact of hurricanes…

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A male grizzly bear caught on remote camera in Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest in Montana on 18 July 2014. The site is within northwestern lobe of the Yellowstone Greater Ecosystem, the Yellowstone bears’ occupied range. Remote camera traps are one way to verify sightings of grizzly bears exploring new landscapes, outside of the occupied range. Credit: USGS-IGBST

Routes out of isolation for Yellowstone grizzlies

Montana scientists project pathways to wider mating pools in the Northern Rockies, based on characteristic movements of male bears

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big cordgrass saltmarsh

Adaptable, ecology-based U.S. National Vegetation Classification for monitoring multi-scale change debuts today

Public release of a 20-year collaborative effort to devise a unified and consistent national reporting system for plant communities opens new avenues for broad-scale and long-term analyses of landscape change. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, 23 February 2016 Contact: Liza Lester, 202-833-8773 ext. 211, gro.asenull@retseLL   The U.S. National Vegetation Classification  (USNVC), a reporting standard organized around ecological principles for the…

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