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Stopping the next wave of invasive species in Saskatchewan lakes By Costa Maragos – University of Regina – December 5, 2017 Invasive species continue to be a critical threat to freshwater ecosystems in Saskatchewan and across North America. But the species … Continue reading

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Legislative Overreach Aims to Thwart Salmon Recovery By Wendy McDermott – American Rivers – October 9, 2017 Time is running out for what were once the largest salmon and steelhead runs on the planet – the magnificent runs of the … Continue reading

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An unexpectedly happy—or at least nuanced—tale of invasion By Brandon Keim – Anthropocene Magazine – October 11, 2017 Within a few years of their escape in the early 1990s from farms off the coast of Germany, Pacific oysters established feral … Continue reading

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These dogs are helping to solve environmental problems By Isabelle Groc – Ensia – October 11, 2017 – Video It is still cool in the morning as Spots gets ready to start work. Calm and confident, the imposing 10-year old … Continue reading

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Tracking Little Turtles on the Prairie By Cara Byington – Cool Green Science – September 6, 2017 What do you do if you only have eight known Blanding’s turtles in the population you’re studying at Illinois’s Nachusa Grasslands Preserve? Well, … Continue reading

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Auditing the Blue Blood Bank  By Steve De Neef and Meigan Henry – Hakai Magazine – June 20, 2017 – Video Humans aren’t the only species that donate their blood for the greater good. The blue blood of horseshoe crabs … Continue reading

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Intact mangroves worth twice as much as rice paddies By Emma Bryce – Anthropocene – June 9, 2017 Conservationists frequently say that ecosystems are worth more when they’re left untouched. But to whom? Local communities who could potentially farm the … Continue reading

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Chesapeake Bay’s Misguided War on the Ray By Jared Lloyd – Hakai Magazine – June 14, 2017 The state of Maryland has imposed a moratorium on a blood sport that had been taking place across its slice of the Chesapeake … Continue reading

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New analysis shows national monument support dominates public comment period By Aaron Weiss – Westwise – May 25, 2017 As 15-day public comment period on the designation of Bears Ears National Monument comes to a close, a new analysis of … Continue reading

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Maryland Oysters – Past Wars & Present Challenges Maryland.gov – The Wetlands Web – May 17, 2017 An important chapter of Maryland history with relevance today is the Oyster Wars saga beginning around 1830 and featuring oyster pirates, boat chases, … Continue reading

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