"This additional capacity will significantly increase our knowledge about what's going on in the Hudson River."
The ecology of birds is intimately tied to the sounds of other organisms around them.
Cary will continue to focus scientific research on the critical environmental problems facing the world.
Rachel Carson wrote "Silent Spring," a warning about the environmental risks being posed by pesticides, 50 years ago.
The scarcity of acorns in the fall of 2011 set up a perfect storm for human Lyme disease risk.
Shore zones can be among the most valuable habitats on our planet. So what can you do to protect them?
You may have heard that non-native Burmese pythons (probably released by a pet owner) are now established in Florida's Everglades, where they have developed a taste for the local cuisine.
When I was a kid, in the springtime I would walk through maroon patches of plant material on my way to and from elementary school.
Millbrook, NY – The northeastern U.S. should prepare for a surge in Lyme disease this spring. And we can blame fluctuations in acorns and mouse populations, not the mild winter.
Last summer, tropical storms Irene and Lee inflicted major damage on the Hudson River’s watershed. While the events may seem like a distant memory now, affected ecosystems are still recovering.
Millbrook, NY – Past disturbances, such as logging, can obscure the effects of climate change on forest ecosystems.
Those lazy days of summer seem far way. However, if you’re a parent, now is the time when you may begin to ask yourself, “What will the kids do when school is out?”
So how did 2011’s weather shake out in the grand scheme of things? First off, let’s make sure we are all on the same page regarding the difference between weather and climate.
Is it good or bad to be able to see ghosts? I’ve been wondering about this since I recently realized that I’ve been seeing ghosts ever since I began to study freshwater mussels about 30 years ago.
When my friend Natasja van Gestel was talking about her recent trip to Antarctica, I was surprised to hear her say she didn’t know ice was beautiful.
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