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Rare type of tick inexplicably turns up in Arkansas

A hardy, invasive species of tick that survived a New Jersey winter and subsequently traversed the mid-Atlantic has mysteriously arrived in Arkansas. No one is sure how the Longhorned tick, native to East Asia, arrived in ...

dateJun 12, 2018 in Ecology
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Fracking tied to reduced songbird nesting success

The central Appalachian region is experiencing the country's most rapid growth in shale gas development, or "fracking," but we've known almost nothing about how this is affecting the region's songbird populations—until ...

dateFeb 14, 2018 in Environment
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