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Evidence for functional redundancy in nature
One of biology's long-standing puzzles is how so many similar species can co-exist in nature. Do they really all fulfill a different role? View News Article (2015-10-09)

Many young fish moving north with adults as climate changes
Numerous studies in the Northeast U.S. have shown that adult marine fish distributions are changing, but few studies have looked at the early life stages of those adult fish to see what is happening to them over time. View News Article (2015-10-05)

Study explores ancient ecosystem response to a 'big 5' mass extinction
As the planet faces the dawn of a sixth mass extinction, scientists are searching for clues about the uncertain road ahead by exploring how ancient ecosystems collapsed and bounced back from traumatic upheavals. View News Article (2015-10-02)

Connecting the dots: Integrated biodiversity data could be the key to a sustainable future
Biodiversity Observation Networks (BONs) have recently become a hot topic on the scene of natural sciences. But what is their role in advancing our knowledge of biodiversity and associated ecosystem services?  View News Article (2015-09-25)

Species extinction can doom parasites important for ecosystem health
The effects of an animal population's extinction may echo beyond the original species, new University of Georgia research finds. Loss of a population could ultimately result in the extinction of parasites--which are critical for a healthy ecosystem. View News Article (2015-09-22)

World loses trillions of dollars worth of nature's benefits each year due to land degradation
To better inform the tradeoffs involved in land use choices around the world, experts have assessed the value of ecosystem services provided by land resources such as food, poverty reduction, clean water, climate and disease regulation and nutrients cycling. View News Article (2015-09-16)

On Wikipedia, politically controversial science topics vulnerable to information sabotage
Wikipedia reigns. It's the world's most popular online encyclopedia, the sixth most visited website in America, and a research source most U.S. students rely on. But, according to a paper published today in the journal PLOS ONE, Wikipedia entries on politically controversial scientific topics can be unreliable due to information sabotage.  View News Article (2015-08-17)

Carbon dioxide-spewing volcano drives reef from coral to algae
Scientists from NOAA and the Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (UM) have documented a dramatic shift from vibrant coral communities to carpets of algae in remote Pacific Ocean waters where an underwater volcano spews carbon dioxide. View News Article (2015-08-11)

New digital seafloor map provides answers and more questions
Ocean sediments cover 70% of our planet's surface, forming the substrate for the largest ecosystem on Earth and its largest carbon reservoir -- but the most recent map of seafloor geology was drawn by hand more than 40 years ago. View News Article (2015-08-11)

Monitoring wildlife may shed light on spread of antibiotic resistance in humans
Antibiotics are a blessing but may also be an empty promise of health when microbes develop resistance to our pharmacological arsenal.  View News Article (2015-07-30)

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