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Real world native biocrusts: Microbial metabolism

Arid lands, which cover some 40 percent of the Earth's terrestrial surface, are too dry to sustain much in the way of vegetation. But far from being barren, they are home to diverse communities of microorganisms—including ...

dateJan 04, 2018 in Environment
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Urbanization may have a positive effect on soil

A soil scientist from RUDN University (Russia) and his colleagues modeled how the expansion of the boundaries of the city of Moscow would affect the rural landscape in the next 30 years. Scientists came to an unexpected conclusion: ...

dateNov 13, 2017 in Environment
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