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High bat mortality from wind turbines

A new estimate of bat deaths caused by wind turbines concludes that more than 600,000 of the mammals likely died this way in 2012 in the contiguous United States. The estimate, published in an article in BioScience, used ...

dateNov 08, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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North American freshwater fishes race to extinction

North American freshwater fishes are going extinct at an alarming rate compared with other species, according to an article in the September issue of BioScience. The rate of extinctions increased noticeably after 1950, although ...

dateAug 10, 2012 in Ecology
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Scientific societies face 'modern challenges'

An article published in the September issue of BioScience highlights the challenges facing biological societies and offers insights for scientific societies to respond and adapt to the changing dynamics of 21st century science.

dateSep 12, 2013 in Social Sciences
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