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Nutrient pollution damages streams in ways previously unknown, ecologists find: Excess nitrogen and phosphorus reduce an important food resource for stream life

A team of researchers led by University of Georgia ecologist Amy Rosemond reports in the journal Science that nutrient pollution causes a significant loss of forest-derived carbon from stream ecosystems, reducing the ability of streams to support aquatic life.

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Gittleman quoted in Science

Odum School Dean John Gittleman, who studies large-scale evolutionary and ecological questions about biodiversity and conservation with a focus on mammals, was quoted in Science in an article about a new study of carnivore population regulation.

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ECOLOGY SEMINAR: The "parasite paradox”: Using community ecology to resolve the diversity-disease debates
Pieter Johnson, Associate Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder
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