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Posts tagged biodiversity

November 21, 2016

 

An image of Bacillus cereus under a microscope. It appears mostly as clumps of black strands and segments on a light yellow background.

The Species Hidden Among Us

How many species exist on Earth? The answer might surprise you.

May 18, 2015

 

biodiversity exhibit

Declining Biodiversity—Is Earth Dying?

Human behavior is placing at least a third of Earth's species at risk of extinction.

June 19, 2009

 

Microscopic view of pollen

Biodiversity: It’s Good for Your Health!

We hear a lot about the importance of biodiversity these days--but just what is biodiversity and why is it so important? Find out on this Moment of Science.

June 18, 2009

 

Dense forest

Sustainable Forest Fuel

Scientist may have found another alternative source of energy. Learn about sustainable forest fuel on this Moment of Science.

May 27, 2008

 

Grey-faced Sengi

Amazing Mammal Found in Tanzania

A unique cat-sized mammal has been discovered by scientists in the mountains of Tanzania. It's quite the strange little critter.

May 2, 2007

 

Countless birds sit on a tree limbs.

Assisted Migration: Global Warming To Cause Early Migration

As you probably already know, when climate changes, life changes with it. But recent alterations in the Earth's climate could have very damaging consequences.

May 24, 2004

 

Cyber-diversity

Computer scientists are investigating mimicking nature in an effort to make it harder to hack into computers and networks. Learn how on this Moment of Science.

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