Wild ThingsClimate,Oceans,Ecology,Facing Disaster
by Sarah Zielinski
4:54pm, December 5, 2014
Healthy coral reefs usually bounce back after a hurricane passes through, but climate change can make reefs less resilient, scientists say.Oregon State University/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)Many events that humans call disaster rarely are for plants, animals and other organisms, at least in the long term.
The latest edition of the Labor Department's regulatory agenda offers a mixed bag of unaddressed workplace hazards and slipped deadlines, as well as a few new topics for possible regulatory action to protect workers.
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While interviewing scientists about their middle school lives, I often encounter a recurring them: scientists didn’t realize until they were much older that they could spend their lives researching something that fascinated them as a kid. They perceived the job of “scientist” as something held by dead and gone people from decades before. My hope is that these interviews serve as inspiration for students who would otherwise struggle to see themselves in the scientific field. […]
Exotic forest plantations often cover large areas and, as such, may contribute female gametes, male gametes and/or zygotes to native stands. In seed plants, these three components of exotic gene flow have not been distinguished, though they will have different … Continue reading →