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Conservation through religion? Scientists confirm that sacred natural sites confer biodiversity advantage - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Sacred natural sites (SNS) are found all over the world. They are thought to play an important role in conservation but until recently there was little systematic investigation of this claim. Now, new research published in the journal Biological ...

What's in a niche? Time to rethink microbial ecology, say ... - Science Daily


Science Daily
Scientists are looking to rewrite the textbook on microbial ecology. When it comes to microbe species, they argue, niche is much more important than names. In microbial systems, hundreds of species can co-exist and perform the same biochemical ...
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PARK | The ILR-Human Ecology Merger: Let's Not - Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun


Cornell University The Cornell Daily Sun
When the Committee on Organizational Structures in the Social Sciences recommended that the College of Human Ecology and the School of Industrial and Labor Relations combine, I laughed at the thought of HBHS students in Labor Law and ILR students in ...

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