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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.

The first map of ocean wilderness shows 'nowhere is safe' - Washington Post


Washington Post
The exhaustive analysis of human impacts in all global marine ecosystems, published Thursday in Current Biology, categorized and mapped all the ways humans have changed the ocean, such as fishing, shipping and pollution. The study scored each ...
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EurekAlert (press release)

Urgent action needed to safeguard Saint Lucia's biodiversity - St. Lucia News Online (press release)


St. Lucia News Online (press release)
But a major conservation organisation is warning that climate change and a lack of care for the environment could have devastating consequences for Saint Lucia's healthy ecosystems and rich biodiversity, including the parrot. Sean Southey chairs the ...

EcoSystems Mission - Ecotopia

Santa Cruz, California - United States

Aim is to develop, promote and market methodologies, technologies, and products that conserve natural
resources and advance our planet towards sustainability through the use of solar energy.

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Specializes in the rescue, rehabilitation, and return to the wild of orphaned and injured raptors and large mammals indigenous to the Pacific Northwest.

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Mission College's Species of Special Concern: Burrowing Owl
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Ecological consulting services in East and South-East Asia. Based in Hong Kong.

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Part of the Marine Biology Lab, Woods Hole, Massachusetts. Investigates the structure and functioning of ecological systems.

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The USGS is now aligned around the areas of research identified in the USGS Science Strategy. Ecosystems includes the following programs: Invasive Species Program, Cooperative Research Units, Fisheries: Aquatic and Endangered Resources Program, Terrestrial, Freshwater, and Marine Ecosystems Program, Status & Trends Program, Wildlife: Terrestrial and Endangered Resources Program. USGS Ecosystems programs also highlight cross-discipline research in

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Technical paper on the importance of biodiversity and mutualism (co-operation between different species) to ecosystem function and structural organization.

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