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Monitoring heavy metals using mussels

A research team in Malaysia has concluded that caged mussels are useful for monitoring heavy metal contamination in coastal waters in the Strait of Johore. Initial results indicate more pollution in the eastern ...

dateSep 22, 2014 in Environment
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Rare dolphin species threatened by big fishnets

The long-beaked La Plata River dolphin, a small species living in in South America's Atlantic coastal waters, is increasingly threatened with extinction from big-net fishing, Brazilian researchers warn.

dateJan 18, 2013 in Ecology
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Wolves in wolves' clothing not all the same

New research co-authored by University of Calgary alumna Erin Navid provides evidence that British Columbia's mainland wolves and coastal wolves are more distinct than previously believed.

dateJun 10, 2014 in Ecology
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Ancient clam gardens nurture food security

A three-year study of ancient clam gardens in the Pacific Northwest has led researchers, including three from Simon Fraser University, to make a discovery that could benefit coastal communities' food production. ...

dateMar 20, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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