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November 22, 2014
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Sea turtle conservation

Marine science student works with sea turtle conservation and rehabilitation University of Delaware junior Merope Moonstone’s career path was cemented the day she released a juvenile green sea turtle back into its natural habitat after a three-week rehabilitation stint at … Continue reading

September 27, 2014
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Captive Whooping Cranes Released Into the Wild

Efforts continue to increase population of endangered bird NECEDAH, Wis. – Four whooping crane chicks raised in captivity began their integration into the wild Saturday as part of the continuing effort to increase the wild population of this endangered species.

January 4, 2014
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With Fewer Hard Frosts, Tropical Mangroves Push North

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Cold-sensitive mangrove forests have expanded dramatically along Florida’s Atlantic Coast as the frequency of killing frosts has declined, according to a new study based on 28 years of satellite data from the University of Maryland and … Continue reading

December 31, 2013
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«Ich weiss nicht, ob ich das kann»

Die Wiederwahl Barack Obamas hing an einem dünnen Faden. Ein Buch beschreibt, wie der US-Präsident seine Selbstzweifel überwand. Denver, 3. Oktober 2012. Das erste TV-Duell zwischen Barack Obama und dem republikanischen Herausforderer Mitt Romney ist vorbei. Romney eilt von der … Continue reading

September 17, 2013
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First Readings: A first taste of college life

On Monday morning — Labor Day — first-year students gathered in classrooms around campus for their First Readings seminars. The program, initiated at Brown seven years ago, is designed to give new students a common reading experience and prepare them … Continue reading

June 30, 2013
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Breaking Dengue Fever

Like malaria, dengue fever is an infectious disease transmitted by mosquitoes. Unlike malaria, there is no vaccine for it. As many as 100 million people contract dengue each year, but MSU researcher Zhiyong Xi is working to change that. Among … Continue reading

June 16, 2013
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Study reveals how fishing gear can cause slow death of whales

Using a “patient monitoring” device attached to a whale entangled in fishing gear, scientists showed for the first time how fishing lines changed a whale’s diving and swimming behavior. The monitoring revealed how fishing gear hinders whales’ ability to eat … Continue reading

May 26, 2013
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USGS Study Confirms U.S. Amphibian Populations Declining at Precipitous Rates

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The first-ever estimate of how fast frogs, toads and salamanders in the United States are disappearing from their habitats reveals they are vanishing at an alarming and rapid rate. According to the study released on May 22, … Continue reading