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Challenges to conserving freshwater mussels in Europe

New research looks at the status of the 16 currently recognized freshwater mussel species in Europe, finding that information is unevenly distributed with considerable differences in data quality and quantity among countries ...

dateJan 04, 2016 in Ecology
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Increasing aridity reduces microbial diversity

A new study drawn from more than 80 dryland sites across the world indicates that increasing aridity reduces abundance and diversity of microbial communities which carry out for most of ecosystem services such as primary ...

dateDec 09, 2015 in Environment
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