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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 ...

USGS: Ecosystems

Reston, Virginia - 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 Microbiology, Genetics & Genomics.

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USGS Microbiology
United States

U.S. Geological Survey microbiology efforts span the disciplines and cover many broad research areas, including fish and wildlife health and disease, climate change, microbial ecology, public health and water quality, geomicrobiology, and ecosystem function.

U.S. Geological Survey [USGS]
United States

The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information. The mission of USGS is to serve the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Ea

USGS: Northern Cardinal
United States

Identification tips and pictures of the bird.

Migration of Birds - USGS
United States

Online edition of the book 'Migration of Birds' which discusses the migration of birds, migrating seasons, geographic patterns, influence of weather, and perils of migration. Written by Frederick C. Lincoln.

USGS Center for Biological Informatics
United States

Facilitates access to and application of biological information.

Biological Resources Division - USGS
United States

Providing the scientific understanding and technologies needed to support sound management and conservation of our Nation's biological resources - National Biological Information Infrastructure.

USGS-NPS Vegetation Mapping Program
United States

Cooperative effort by the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Park Service to classify, describe, and map vegetation communities in more than 270 national park units across the United States.

Giant Toad (Bufo marinus) - USGS
United States

USGS profile of the Cane Toad, the large poisonous toads from South American that were introduced into Florida.

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.