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Biodiversity Could Be As Important As Climate For Healthy Ecosystems - WMUK


WMUK
“Something” like the extreme temperature changes and weather events caused by climate change. Now, scientists think that biodiversity might be more important than we thought. Last year, the Smithsonian Institution and the University of Michigan looked ...

100 million dead trees in the Sierra are a massive risk for unpredictable wildfires - UC Berkeley


UC Berkeley
Most western U.S. ecosystems like the Sierra Nevada are fire dependent, meaning that for millennia, the flora and fauna depended upon periodic low- to moderate-intensity fires to maintain ecosystem integrity. Following Euro-American settlement ...

Tear Down That Paywall: The Movement to Make Ocean Research Free for All - News Deeply


News Deeply
As ocean ecosystems decline and marine chemistry changes, many believe marine science doesn't have time to lose in sharing research more widely, whatever the means. Despite its urgency as a crisis discipline, a 2014 study found that fewer than 10 ...

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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Ecosystems Mission Area (ECO)
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 trend

Wild Animal Rescue Mission (WARM)
United States

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

United States

Project by Joseph Melton on this endangered species, including its description, habitat, natural history, evolution, distribution and status.

Mission College's Species of Special Concern: Burrowing Owl
United States

Looks at their biology, and the impacts of campus development on their population.

Ecosystems Ltd
United States

Ecological consulting services in East and South-East Asia. Based in Hong Kong.

The Ecosystems Center
United States

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

USGS: Ecosystems
United States

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

Australia

Information and education site with pictures and video clips (RealMedia). Links to other Australian ecosystem sites.

Biodiversity and Mutualism in Ecosystems
United States

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

United States

Online book about the current status and trends of the environment of the United States, aimed at public policy makers and concerned citizens.