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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Sustainable solutions could cut Georgia’s carbon footprint by 50% by 2030

Georgia’s sunshine, trees, agriculture and construction industries could help the state reduce its carbon footprint in half by 2030.

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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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Patten to deliver “Nonagenarian Ecologist” Lecture April 1

Bernard C. Patten, Regents’ Professor Emeritus in the UGA Odum School of Ecology, will give the “Nonagenarian Ecologist” Lecture Apr. 1, 2021.

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Ecologist studies the forces that shape savannas

Ricardo Holdo, an associate professor in the Odum School of Ecology, studies savannas and the many forces that shape them.

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Drawdown Georgia: Home-grown solutions to reverse climate change

As part of Drawdown Georgia, researchers from UGA are finding ways to use existing resources to combat climate change.

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Sicker livestock may increase climate woes

Climate change is affecting the spread and severity of infectious diseases—and infectious diseases may in turn be contributing to climate change.

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Lizzie King: Linking social change and ecological data

Restoration ecologist Elizabeth King incorporates social and cultural information into her ecological research.

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Ecology community mourns Lawrence R. Pomeroy

Groundbreaking marine ecologist Lawrence R. Pomeroy, 94, passed away peacefully on March 26, 2020, in Burlington, North Carolina.

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Long-term data reveal impact of dams and drought on migratory shrimp in Puerto Rico

The combination of dams, droughts and dry seasons are making it harder for Puerto Rico’s migratory shrimp to complete their life cycle, according to a long-term study from UGA.

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