Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Biodiversity promotes multitasking in ecosystems

A new study of the complex interplay between organisms and their environment shows that biodiversity—the variety of organisms living on Earth—is even more important to the healthy functioning of ecosystems ...

dateApr 24, 2015 in Ecology
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Study puts some mussels into Bay restoration

Restoring oysters—and their ability to filter large volumes of water—is widely seen as a key way to improve the health of Chesapeake Bay. New research makes this calculus even more appealing, showing ...

dateSep 08, 2014 in Ecology
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Class project inspires research article in Ecology

A study that began as a class project among graduate students at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science is now a peer-reviewed research article in Ecology, the flagship journal of the Ecological Societ ...

dateApr 09, 2013 in Ecology
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