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UNH Researchers Using Lowly Lichens To Gauge The Effects Of Air Pollution On Vegetation

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University of New Hampshire researchers think some of the Earth's smallest organisms can tell us some big things about what we're doing to our planet. That's why Barry Rock, UNH associate professor of natural resources, and graduate student Katrina Maloney focus part of their research on lichen, which can be found on rocks, trees -- even roof shingles.

DURHAM, N.H. -- University of New Hampshire researchers think some of the Earth's smallest organisms can tell us some big things about what we're doing to our planet.


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University Of New Hampshire. (1997, August 26). UNH Researchers Using Lowly Lichens To Gauge The Effects Of Air Pollution On Vegetation. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 17, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1997/08/970826034825.htm
University Of New Hampshire. "UNH Researchers Using Lowly Lichens To Gauge The Effects Of Air Pollution On Vegetation." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1997/08/970826034825.htm (accessed April 17, 2014).

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