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Crabs put the pinch on marshlands

If you take a quick glance at the marsh next to Saquatucket Harbor in Harwich Port, Mass., you will notice right away that some of the grass is missing. The cordgrass there, and all around Cape Cod, has been slowly disappearing ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Can we bring the grayling back to Michigan?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Overfishing and destruction of its habitat have driven the Arctic grayling from its native Upper Michigan waters. But Michigan Technological University biologists Nancy Auer and Casey Huckins ...

dateAug 16, 2011 in Ecology
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Cod resurgence in Canadian waters

Cod and other groundfish populations off the east coast of Canada are showing signs of recovery more than 20 years after the fisheries collapsed in the early 1990s, according to research published today in ...

dateJul 27, 2011 in Ecology
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Modern fish communities live fast and die young

Fish communities in the 21st Century live fast and die young. That's the main finding of a recent study by researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society who compared fish recently caught in coastal Kenya ...

dateJun 23, 2011 in Ecology
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Shame and honor increase cooperation

Honour and shame work equally well in encouraging social cooperation, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and the Germany's Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology.

dateJun 01, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Spanish resort in jellyfish alert

Authorities in the Spanish tourist hotspot of Benidorm said Friday they have reopened its beaches to tourists after removing more than a tonne of dangerous jellyfish.

dateMay 27, 2011 in Ecology
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Europe faces extinction of many species, EU says

(AP) -- The Iberian lynx that prowls the grasslands of southern Spain. The Mediterranean monk seal swimming waters off Greece and Turkey. The Bavarian pine vole that forages in the high meadows of the Alps.

dateMay 16, 2011 in Ecology
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