On the thirteenth day of Fishmas…

By Marie Orttenburger Follow along with Great Lakes researcher Katie O’Reilly’s #25DaysofFishmas. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Invasion of the Holiday Houseplant

By By DAVE TAFT The poinsettia doesn’t actually grow in New York, despite the evidence in every bodega and office reception area in the city. Source: Invasive Species News...

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How fires are changing the tundra’s face

Climate change takes a heavy toll on the tundra, increasing the probability of extreme droughts. As a result, the frequency of fires in forests, bogs and even wetlands continues to rise. In addition, the northern areas of the tundra have also become more accessible and negatively impacted by human activities in recent years. Source: Invasive Species News...

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How honey bee gut bacteria help to digest their pollen-rich diet

The honey bee gut is colonized by specialized bacteria that help digest components of the floral pollen diet and produce molecules that likely promote bee health. Researchers have now uncovered which bacterial species perform which specific digestive functions in the bee gut. Source: Invasive Species News...

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Native fish species at risk following water removal from the Colorado River

Agriculture and domestic activities consume much of the Colorado River water that once flowed to the Colorado Delta and Northern Gulf of California. The nature and extent of impact of this fresh-water loss on the ecology and fisheries of the Colorado Delta and Gulf of California is controversial. A recent publication reveals a previously unseen risk to the unique local...

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Forest resilience declines in face of wildfires, climate change

The forests you see today are not what you will see in the future. That’s the overarching finding from a new study on the resilience of Rocky Mountain forests. Source: Invasive Species News...

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Expect snow, not ice on the Great Lakes this winter

By Guest Contributor Over the past two winters, the Great Lakes have had a below-average ice cover. And that’s expected to continue this year. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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On the thirteenth day of Fishmas…

By Marie Orttenburger Follow along with Great Lakes researcher Katie O’Reilly’s #25DaysofFishmas. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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On the twelfth day of Fishmas…

By Marie Orttenburger Follow along with Great Lakes researcher Katie O’Reilly’s #25DaysofFishmas. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Researcher’s love of fish spawns #25daysofFishmas

By Carin Tunney A Great Lakes researcher has launched a new holiday celebrating fish and “bad puns.” Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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