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Startup transports Web browsers to underwater world

It's a living, breathing ocean that you can "dive into," exploring underwater habitats from the Indian Ocean to the Sea of Cortez while encountering thousands of fish - as they swim across your computer screen.

Nov 22, 2011
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Satellite images help species conservation

Organisms living on small islands are particularly threatened by extinction. However, data are often lacking to objectively assess these threats. A team of German and British researchers used satellite imagery ...

Nov 17, 2011
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Polar bear habitats expected to shrink dramatically

Habitats of polar bears are expected to shrink dramatically over the coming decades, the International Union for Conservation of Nature warned Thursday, urging immediate action to save the Arctic animals.

Oct 20, 2011
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Scientist develops sterile variety of invasive plant

Professor Yi Li's Laboratory in the University of Connecticut's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has developed a seedless variety of the popular ornamental shrub Euonymus alatus, also called 'burning bush,' that r ...

Aug 16, 2011
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