Flexing our mussels

Prof. John Wares and personnel from Warnell, Albany State and the Flint Riverquarium teamed up to learn more about Georgia’s freshwater mussels.

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Nutrients a larger factor than temperature in Colorado mountain stream ecosystems, study finds

An experimental study in 8 Colorado mountain streams found that nutrients play a greater role than temperature in driving ecosystem processes.

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Ecosystem Engineers: Byers studies how marine organisms structure habitat

From beavers, which stop up flowing water to create the pools of water they depend upon, to oysters, which filter seawater and stabilize the shoreline to create more habitat, organisms

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New fish species named in honor of UGA ecologists

A newly discovered fish species, Percina freemanorum, has been named in honor of UGA ecologists Mary and Byron “Bud” Freeman.

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“Emerge,” new program to create environment of inclusion in freshwater science, receives NSF funding

“Emerge” is a new NSF-funded program from the Society for Freshwater Science to promote diversity and inclusion in STEM.

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Assistant Professor in Environmental Policy and Ecology

The UGA Odum School of Ecology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of environmental policy and ecology.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, UGA form Network for Engineering with Nature

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the University of Georgia are partnering to form the Network for Engineering With Nature.

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Op-Ed: Water experts decry rollbacks of environmental protections

An op-ed by aquatic scientists and policy experts decrying rollbacks of environmental protections appeared in the Aug. 31 edition of The Hill. The authors, including Amy Rosemond of the Odum

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Water, conservation, and policy experts warn new federal rule could harm U.S. waters

Aquatic scientists and policy experts, including UGA’s Amy D. Rosemond, warn that a new federal rule could degrade U.S. water quality.

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Coral reefs show “ecological memory” and resilience to rising temperatures

Coral reefs in the Eastern Tropical Pacific region show resilience to rising ocean temperatures and may have adapted to heat stress, according to a study by an international team of researchers.

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