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Conservation corridors benefit plants too!

Here is our latest Bio News about a very cool study showing that conservation corridors can increase plant dispersal! The AMNH link with the study and other resources: http://www.amnh.org/explore/science-bulletins/(watch)/bio/news/habitat-corridors-benefit-isolated-plants Advertisements

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Carbon sequestration in Your Front Yard

When I was a kid, I would argue with my dad about the reasoning behind yard maintenance- why couldn’t we just not mow the lawn and let the plants grow!, I wondered. My dad, of course, thought that was a … Continue reading

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Ferns named after Lady Gaga!!! Paws up!

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Biodiversity under the bridge: Wetland conservation in suburbia

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.   ~Margaret Mead I’ve been working at Watsonville High School twice a week for the last two years … Continue reading

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110 Success Stories for Endangered Species Day 2012

The Endangered Species Act is awesome. It is very arguably our strongest environmental law in the United States. Think about it: the federal government lists species according to how threatened they are and protects them outright! It is kind of … Continue reading

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More trees, less sneeze!

AAAAchooo! I don’t know about you but I have been waking up with a runny nose and my colleagues have been sneezing away in lab meetings and seminars. It is allergy time! You would think that one positive thing about … Continue reading

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