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North American Freshwater Mussels

A new book by U.S. Forest Service scientist Wendell Haag provides the first comprehensive view of the ecology and conservation of the approximately 300 species of North American freshwater mussels. Intended for resource managers, ...

dateOct 09, 2012 in Ecology
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Conservation dollars and sense

Shark populations over the last 50 years have decreased dramatically. From habitat degradation to overfishing and finning, human activities have affected their populations and made certain species all but disappear.

dateJun 27, 2011 in Ecology
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Birds may need a hand to weather climate change

A new study led by Durham University and BirdLife International, shows that many bird species are likely to suffer under future climate change, and will require enhanced protection of important sites, better management of ...

dateFeb 04, 2013 in Ecology
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