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Protecting our pollinators

Bees, so crucial to our food supply, are dying off at alarming rates. CALS researchers are taking a close look at everything from the microbes in their hives to the landscapes they live in to identify in what ...

dateJul 15, 2013 in Ecology
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Drought, culling hits Australia's feral camels

Australia's feral camel population has dropped by an estimated 250,000 in recent years, but the arid outback is still home to the world's largest wild herd, officials said Tuesday.

dateJul 24, 2012 in Ecology
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Wood chips help curb nitrate leaching

(PhysOrg.com) -- Wood chips can significantly stem nitrate flow from crop fields into the surrounding watershed, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) study.

dateFeb 20, 2012 in Ecology
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