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Environmental Science: Toward a Sustainable Future (9th Edition) by R.T. Wright

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Phenology: An Integrative Environmental Science (Tasks for Vegetation Science)

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Environmental Science

Definition noun The branch of science that deals with the physical, chemical and biological components of the environment... Read More

Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions

 Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)   ... Read More

Earth Rx: A microbial biotechnology prescription for global environmental health

February 16, 2006 -  Water. Waste. Energy. This trio of problems is among the greatest challenges to the environmental... Read More

Seagrass Ecosystems At A ‘Global Crisis’

An international team of scientists is calling for a targeted global conservation effort to preserve seagrasses and their... Read More

Science

Definition noun, plural: sciences (1) The methodological study of a phenomenon through careful observation, collecting data,... Read More

Anti-Bacterial Additive Widespread In U.S. Waterways

January 24, 2005 — Many rivers and streams in the United States are believed to contain a toxic antimicrobial chemical... Read More

Life in the Universe

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Really Rapid Evolution: Water Pollution Prompts Crustaceans To Adapt In A Hurry, Cornell And Max-Planck Biologists Discover

  ITHACA, N.Y. -- When the going gets toxic, the hungry get clever -- very quickly -- say biologists from Cornell... Read More

Aquatic Chemistry by W. Stumm & J.J. Morgan

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Sediments In Many Central Valley Streams Contain Toxic Levels Of Pyrethroid Pesticides

BERKELEY A family of pesticides used increasingly nationwide in place of more heavily restricted organophosphate... Read More

The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World

The Skeptical Environmentalist: Measuring the Real State of the World    ... Read More

Bioinquiry: Making Connections in Biology, 3rd Edition by N.L. Pruitt & L.S. Underwood

Bioinquiry: Making Connections in Biology, 3rd Edition       ... Read More

Pesticides Persist in Ground Water

MADISON, WI, JUNE 23, 2008– Numerous studies over the past four decades have established that pesticides, which are... Read More

The evolution of molecular biology

The evolution of molecular biology   Eduard Kellenberger1   1Eduard Kellenberger is a cofounder and retired staff... Read More

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future

The Two-Mile Time Machine: Ice Cores, Abrupt Climate Change, and Our Future ... Read More

Biophotonics: Optical Science and Engineering for the 21st Century

Biophotonics: Optical Science and Engineering for the 21st Century   ... Read More

Scientists Take ‘snapshots’ Of Enzyme Action

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory, the New York Structural Biology Center, and... Read More

Experts: Expanding biotechnology research in developing countries key to countering bioterrorism

Call for world scientists' network to keep vigil on biotechnology misuseExperts at the Canadian Program on Genomics and... Read More

Discovering How Environment Contributes To Breast Cancer

Breast cancer incidence in the United States ranks near the top internationally. And just across the Golden Gate from UCSF... Read More

Microbial fuel cells turn on the juice

The combination of beer, wastewater, microbes, fuel cells, high school students and teachers sounds like a witches’ brew... Read More

Microbial fuel cells turn on the juice

The combination of beer, wastewater, microbes, fuel cells, high school students and teachers sounds like a witches’ brew... Read More

Vineyard weeds found to host Pierce’s disease of grapes

New research just released in the September issue of Plant Disease suggests that weeds commonly found in California's wine... Read More

What We Can Learn From The Biggest Extinction In The History Of Earth

Approximately 250 million years ago, vast numbers of species disappeared from Earth. This mass-extinction event may hold... Read More

An impossible coexistence: Transgenic and organic agriculture

First field study in Europe carried out by a researcher from the UAB Institute of Environmental Science and... Read More

Natural selection

Natural Selection Definition What is natural selection in biology? Natural selection is defined as a process in nature... Read More

Deliberately Exposing People To Toxins: Report Calls For More Stringent Ethical Standards In Scientific Studies

WASHINGTON When regulating chemicals to protect public health, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should consider... Read More

High Levels Of Pollutants May Decrease Sexual Organ Size In Polar Bears

Exposure to high levels of environmental pollutants called organohalogen compounds (OHCs) seems to reduce the size of... Read More

Phosphorus Availability in an Artificially Flooded Southeastern Floodplain Forest Soil

DIVISION S-8—NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT & SOIL & PLANT ANALYSIS Phosphorus Availability in an Artificially Flooded... Read More

Carrying capacity

Carrying Capacity Definition What is carrying capacity? In biology and environmental science, the carrying capacity of a... Read More

Scientists Map Soils on an Extinct American Volcano

Thousands of years after the lava cooled, soil scientists conduct sophisticated mapping of the resulting soil... Read More

Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues (3rd Ed) by M.D. Johnson

Human Biology: Concepts and Current Issues with InterActive Physiology for Human Biology CD-ROM (3rd... Read More

New Zealand’s Biodiversity

Written by: Maria Victoria Gonzaga Peer-reviewed by: Cathy Buntting, Ph.D. and Andrea Soanes Why is New... Read More

Investigating Life In Extreme Environments Report Gives Hints On Facts Of Life

From the deepest seafloor to the highest mountain, from the hottest region to the cold Antarctic plateau, environments... Read More

Localization and Physical Property Experiments Conducted by Opportunity at Meridiani Planum

REPORTS R. E. Arvidson,1*R. C. Anderson,2P. Bartlett,3J. F. Bell, III,4P. R. Christensen,5P. Chu,3K. Davis,3B. L.... Read More

Divergent evolution

Divergent evolution definition Divergent evolution refers to the process by which interbreeding species diverged into two... Read More

Magnetism and mimicry of nature hold hope for better medicine, environmental safety

TEMPE, Ariz. – Critical advances in medicine and environmental protection promise to emerge from a new method for... Read More

Scientists Take Major Step To Improve River Restoration Efforts

PHILADELPHIA -- A group of the nation's leading river scientists, including Dr. David Hart and Jamie Carr of The Academy of... Read More