Biology News
Anatomy of a tragedy: Duck boat, weather warnings went unheeded - TribDem.com


TribDem.com
BRANSON, Mo. – As perhaps tens of thousands of tourists have done before, Monica Faram stepped aboard a duck boat with her family, her two young daughters particularly eager to see both the man-made and natural sights of one of the area's most ...
Sunbury Daily Item
NTSB

NSF awards $6.4 million grant to Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research drylands site - National Science Foundation (press release)


National Science Foundation (press release)
To discover how environmental change is affecting dryland ecosystems, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a five-year, $6.4 million grant in new support of the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site in central New Mexico.

DSLCC Hosts 34th Field Ecology Governor's School - Roanoke Times


Roanoke Times
For the thirty-fourth year, Dabney S. Lancaster Community College in Clifton Forge hosted the Field Ecology Summer Regional Governor's School from June 11 to July 6. Twenty-three students from six middle and high schools in the DSLCC service area ...

Ecosystems Mission Area (ECO)

Reston, Virginia - United States

The Ecosystems Mission Area (ECO) works with others to provide the scientific understanding and technologies needed to support the sound management and conservation of our Nation's biological resources. The following general principles guide the implementation of our mission and form the basis of our strategic planning:

* Ecosystems Mission Area develops scientific and statistically reliable methods and protocols to assess the status and trends of the Nation's biological resources.
* Ecosystems Mission Area utilizes tools from the biological, physical, and social sciences to understand the causes of biological and ecological trends and to predict the ecological consequences of management practices.
* Ecosystems Mission Area leads in the development and use of the technologies needed to synthesize, analyze, and disseminate biological and ecological information.
* Ecosystems Mission Area strives for quality, integrity, and credibility of its research and technology by constantly improving its scientific programs through internal quality control, external peer review, and competitive funding.
* Ecosystems Mission Area enters into partnerships with scientific collaborators to produce high-quality scientific information and partnerships with the users of scientific information to ensure this information's relevance and application to real problems.
* Ecosystems Mission Area provides reliable scientific information to all American citizens while recognizing a special obligation to serve the biological information needs of Department of the Interior bureaus.
* Ecosystems Mission Area strives for a diverse, safe, healthy, and productive workforce, and provides opportunities for the continuing education and professional development of its employees.

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International exploratory study of the animals inhabiting the northern mid-Atlantic.

Eco Station, The
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Focuses on the rescue and rehabilitation of exotic wildlife and provides learning opportunities for children and families.

Eco-Systems, Inc.
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Environmental consulting and construction firm specializing in marine construction, aquatic and terrestrial habitat restoration, wetland delineation, and stormwater management. Information on qualifications and past projects. Indiana, USA.

Consult-Eco
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Invertebrate and ecological surveying; environmental education and training. Location: Cheshire, UK.

Eco News Online
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