January, 2011 News Archive

zooplankton

Zooplankton diets go with the flow

Distant relatives of shrimp, zooplankton are an important food resource for aquatic animals. These free-floating crustaceans are considered one of the foundations of lake food webs, along with their plant counterparts, phytoplankton.

Biomass energy option may be small

Standing timber in the northeastern United States has waxed and waned according to society's evolving needs.

fracking

State weighs gas drilling rules

On Dec. 11, in the final weeks of his governorship, David Paterson vetoed a six-month moratorium on hydraulic fracturing in New York state.

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