Ecosystems News
October 13, 2015

Latest Headlines
updated 5:21am EDT

More Ecosystems News
October 13, 2015

Strategies to Keep Pollutants out of Your Neighborhood Storm Water Pond

Oct. 7, 2015 — Many people live in subdivisions with storm water ponds, which collect water from the neighborhood and help keep pollutants such as fertilizers, pesticides and pet waste from getting into the broader ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — Local habitat variability in northwest streams can help shield coastal cutthroat trout from the effects of forest harvest and climate change, a new study has ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — Exceptionally detailed maps of five Great Lakes recreational activities have now been mapped by researchers who say the information can be used to help prioritize restoration ... read more

Sep. 29, 2015 — In forests worldwide, drought consistently has had a more detrimental impact on the growth and survival of larger trees, new research shows. In addition, while the death of small trees may affect the ... read more

Gone Fishing: Loss of Ocean Predators Has Impact on Climate Change Strategies

Sep. 28, 2015 — As Australia engages in debate over shark culling, new research says unsustainable harvesting of larger fish will affect how we tackle climate change. A group of scientists warns the loss of top ... read more

Sep. 25, 2015 — Many tropical Pacific island nations are struggling to adapt to gradual sea level rise stemming from warming oceans and melting ice caps. Now they may also see much more frequent extreme sea level ... read more

Sep. 25, 2015 — Scientists have developed a new research framework for the agricultural sector that offers evidence-based understanding of the relationship between short-term yields, long-term sustainability and ... read more

Sep. 24, 2015 — You might expect that little happens in the Arctic Ocean during the cold and dark winter. But that just isn't so, according to researchers who have sampled the activities of many different ... read more

Sep. 24, 2015 — While island societies can do little to control carbon emissions from developed nations, they can manage their local resources to enhance the ecosystem services that coastal habitats, including ... read more

Human Activity Affecting Microbes in Soil

Sep. 23, 2015 — Agricultural inputs such as nitrogen and phosphorous alter soil microbial communities, which may have unintended environmental consequences, new research from an ecologist ... read more

Sep. 22, 2015 — Microbiologists are addressing the global environmental issue of ocean dead zones. Their research is discovering the potential of naturally occurring bacteria called rhizobia to stem the tide of ... read more

Green Barriers of Cypresses Could Reduce Fire Initiation Risk

Sep. 22, 2015 — Every year fires burn thousands of hectares, destroy entire ecosystems and put the lives of people and animals at risk. Understanding the dynamics of fire would allow a solution to be found for the ... read more

Sep. 21, 2015 — With careful management, selectively logged tropical Amazonian forests can recover their carbon stocks within a cutting cycle of 20 to 30 years, according to researchers. The findings show that ... read more

Emissions from Melting Permafrost Could Cost $43 Trillion

Sep. 21, 2015 — New analysis of the effects of melting permafrost in the Arctic points to $43 trillion in extra economic damage by the end of the next century, on top of the more than the $300 trillion economic ... read more

Sep. 18, 2015 — A new article suggests catastrophic wildfire danger could be reduced by increasing use of planning burning in land management ... read more

A New Analysis and Approach to Watershed Management

Sep. 18, 2015 — The first continent-wide, multi-factor analysis of climate and land cover effects on watersheds in the United States, published today, provides a broad new assessment of runoff, flooding and storm ... read more

Southern Ocean: Reconstructing Environmental Conditions Over the Past 30,000 Years

Sep. 18, 2015 — In the last 30,000 years there was, at times, more mixing in the Southern Ocean than previously thought. This meant that vast quantities of nutrients were available to phytoalgae, which in turn ... read more

2009 Dust Storm in Sydney: Ocean Response to Red Dawn

Sep. 17, 2015 — The 'Red Dawn' dust storm which enveloped Sydney in 2009 left more than just a huge clean-up bill in its wake. Researchers have shown for the first time that the Tasman Sea marine ecosystem ... read more

Sep. 17, 2015 — Aboriginal society has preserved memories of Australia’s coastline dating back more than 7,000 ... read more

Sep. 17, 2015 — Methane emissions from Arctic tundra increase when sea ice melts, according to a new study. This connection has been suspected before, but has lacked strong evidence until ... read more

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Monday, September 28, 2015
Friday, September 25, 2015
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Monday, September 21, 2015
Friday, September 18, 2015
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Monday, September 7, 2015
Friday, September 4, 2015
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Monday, August 31, 2015
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Monday, August 24, 2015
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Monday, August 17, 2015
Friday, August 14, 2015
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Monday, August 10, 2015
Friday, August 7, 2015
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Monday, August 3, 2015
Friday, July 31, 2015
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Monday, July 20, 2015