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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Tweaking the approach to save the desert tortoise

“Increase the size, increase the survival” is the premise behind head-starting, but research by UGA scientists reveals larger size alone is not enough to save the desert tortoise from predator attacks.

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Bats play a vital role in the ecosystem

Creatures of the Night exhibit sheds light on vital role of bats and explains threats they face and how to get involved in bat conservation.

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$1.5 million gift to Odum School of Ecology honors legacy of ecology student John Spencer

A graduate fellowship established through a $1.5 million commitment from John Spencer’s mother and stepfather, Kathelen and Dan Amos, is ensuring that John’s legacy will reach far into the future.

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Porter testifies about the loss of coral reefs

James W. Porter, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Professor of Ecology, Emeritus, at the University of Georgia, testified before the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology in Washington, D.C. about the loss of coral reefs.

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Ginseng in decline in the eastern United States

American ginseng is in decline thanks chiefly to range-wide overharvesting, but that trend could potentially be reversed by promoting and supporting ginseng cultivation.

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Bird feeding influences nature–and people

Bird feeding may influence birds’ breeding success, survival and movement, but new research shows it also affects the people who feed them.

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Gardening practices can be tailored for pollinators

Researchers conducted a review and meta-analysis to formulate a more focused approach to establishing healthy habitats for pollinators and determine where more information is needed.

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Alumni News: Fath, PhD ’98, publishes textbook on sustainability

Foundations for Sustainability: A Coherent Framework of Life-Environment Relations, co-authored by UGA Ecology alumnus Brian Fath takes a holistic, systems approach to sustainability.

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Davis discusses monarch butterflies on Living Lab Radio

Andy K. Davis, assistant research scientist in the Odum School, was featured on the podcast Living Lab Radio from NPR station WCAI on Jan. 14. Davis discussed recent research about

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