News tagged with invasive species

Mapping the Great Lakes' wetlands

Fluorescent bands of color outline the Great Lakes on a new, comprehensive map of the region's coastal wetlands. This publicly available map is the first of its kind on such a broad scale—and the only one to trump political ...

dateMar 09, 2015 in Environment
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Fighting invasive species in Michigan's lakes

Everyone knows that clean water is important. But for the state of Michigan, surrounded on three sides by the Great Lakes, it is absolutely essential—to the economy and the environment. That's why the research being done ...

dateFeb 25, 2015 in Ecology
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Better data needed to stop sixth mass extinction

To prevent a new mass extinction of the world's animal and plant life, we need to understand the threats to biodiversity, where they occur and how quickly change is happening. For this to happen, we need reliable and accessible ...

dateApr 21, 2016 in Ecology
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