News tagged with microscopic animals

Report casts world's rivers in 'crisis state'

( -- The world's rivers, the single largest renewable water resource for humans and a crucible of aquatic biodiversity, are in a crisis of ominous proportions, according to a new global analysis.

dateSep 29, 2010 in Environment
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Hidden communities revealed by new DNA sequencing

( -- Half a bucket full of sand from an unassuming beach in Scotland has revealed a far richer and more complex web of microscopic animals living within the tiny ‘ecosystem’ than have previously been ...

dateOct 20, 2010 in Ecology
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