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Posts tagged ecosystems

October 19, 2017

 

Romaine Lettuce

Space Gardens

The first crop harvested from the International Space Station's garden was romaine lettuce.

February 21, 2017

 

A female Rufous Hummingbird with its beak inside a bright pink flower. The photo has captured a moment where the bird looks completely still, except for its blurred wings.

Coextinction

Coextinction is an important consideration in conservation efforts.

January 31, 2017

 

In the top right, a gray cloud, the middle layer, snow, gray sky, and dark green trees, and the bottom, in focus layer: grass

For Many, Snow Is Necessary

The National Science Foundation is studying snowfall.

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.

February 5, 2015

 

3 women in life vests sit at dinner table on the shore

Adapting to Climate Change

Can we just roll with the punches? Adapting to climate change isn't that simple.

May 22, 2012

 

Zebra Mussels on the pilon of a bridge

Bioinvasion: The Ultimate Threat To Our Ecosystem

Exactly how much are we damaging the environment when we put up new buildings and expand our cities?

October 12, 2009

 

Still image of a bee flying

Insects And Climate Change

Just how vulnerable and sensitive are insects to climate change?

September 27, 2003

 

Adapting to Climate Change

With all the concerns about global warming and climate change one might ask the question, "Why don't species just adapt?" Find out on this Moment of Science.

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