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Corals go hungry long before they bleach

Credit: © 2021 Morgan Bennett Smith The results of coral beaching are obvious -- stark underwater forests of white coral skeletons -- yet the physiological processes of bleaching are not well understood. Now, KAUST researchers…

Drought-induced mortality of conifers

Credit: Manuela Schwendener / University of Basel The extreme summer drought of 2018 was a special situation for both nature and scientists. It was very hard on the forest. At the same time, it offered researchers from the Universities of…

eBird data used to shape eagle management

ITHACA, N.Y. - Millions of people donate billions of dollars' worth of their time to citizen-science projects each year. While these efforts have broadened our understanding of everything from birds to bees to bracken ferns, rarely has…