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Human nature? Why ecology is a critical part of city infrastructure - GreenBiz


GreenBiz
Tom Carver, BRINK News executive editor, spoke with Timon McPhearson, associate professor of urban ecology and director of the Urban Systems Lab at The New School, about the fast-emerging field of urban ecology and the importance of treating nature ...

'Jumping genes' key to evolution, researchers reveal - Deccan Chronicle


Deccan Chronicle
Washington: Turns out, almost half of our DNA sequences are made up of jumping genes, which are also known as transposons. Transposons is a DNA sequence that changes its position within a genome, sometimes creating or reversing mutations and ...
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Urban Ecology Center Hosts First International Training - WUWM


WUWM
The Urban Ecology Center started humbly with a small team working out of a trailer near a forlorn park above the Milwaukee River. Today the park is flourishing, the river is healthier, and the Urban Ecology Center has grown to three neighborhood-based, ...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

University of Washington - Restoration Ecology Network (UW-REN)

Washington - United States

The UW-Restoration Ecology Network (UW-REN) is a tri-campus program, serving as a regional center to integrate student, faculty and community interests in ecological restoration and conservation. This program is open to UW students from all disciplines. UW-REN is creating new interdisciplinary curricula and undergraduate research / capstone experiences in the realm of restoration that bridge across the three UW campuses.

The core of the UW-REN mission is to advance higher education in restoration while helping the Pacific Northwest region meet the growing needs and challenges of ecological restoration.

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