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Study shows cleaner water mitigates climate change effects on Florida Keys coral reefs
Improving the quality of local water increases the resistance of coral reefs to global climate change, according to a study published in June in Marine Ecology Progress Series.  View News Article (2010-07-07)

Wolves would rather eat salmon
Although most people imagine wolves chasing deer and other hoofed animals, new research suggests that, when they can, wolves actually prefer fishing to hunting. View News Article (2008-09-02)

When less is more: Death in moderation boosts population density in nature
In nature, the right amount of death at the right time might actually help boost a species' population density, according to new research that could help in understanding animal populations, pest control and managing fish and wildlife stocks. View News Article (2014-11-05)

Refining Fire Behavior Modeling
Research by USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station biometrician Bernie Parresol takes center stage in a special issue of the journal Forest Ecology and Management due out in June. View News Article (2012-05-23)

New study of storm generation could improve rainfall prediction in West Africa
A new study of how storms are generated could improve rainfall prediction in dry regions of Africa, where drought and short growing seasons are common.  View News Article (2011-06-13)

Incisive research links teeth with diet
You are what you eat is truism that has been given new impetus by 'cutting edge' research led by the University of Leicester that reveals your teeth are literally shaped by your food. View News Article (2012-04-04)

Reconciliation ecology: The fun way to adapt to climate change
A University of Arizona ecologist plans to involve Tucson neighborhoods in a giant test of reconciliation ecology.  View News Article (2010-08-03)

'Insect soup' holds DNA key for monitoring biodiversity
Research published today in the journal Ecology Letters shows that a process known as 'metabarcoding' is much faster than and just as reliable as standard biodiversity datasets assembled with traditional labour-intensive methods. View News Article (2013-08-05)

Extinction of Pleistocene herbivores induced major vegetation and landscape changes
The extinction of large herbivores such as mammoths could explain massive prehistoric changes in vegetation and landscape structure.  View News Article (2015-10-27)

Impact of eucalyptus plantations on the ecology of rivers
A team from the Department of Plant Biology and Ecology at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) are focusing their research on the study of the ecology of rivers. View News Article (2010-01-15)

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