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Biodiversity

Understanding our restoring force

Research team shows that restoration efforts can brighten an ecosystem's future, but cannot erase its pastCredit: Nash Turley An expansive project led by Michigan State University's Lars Brudvig is examining the benefits, and limits,…

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…

Where’s my horse-sized rabbit?

Kyoto University examines the lack of size diversity in rabbits and haresCredit: Adrienne Stroup (https://adriennestroup.wordpress.com/) Japan -- Next to cat videos, watching small and cuddly rabbits is probably one of the most…

A more complete account

The most detailed look at kelp forests to date finds unseen parasites dominate species interactions Even the mention of parasites can be enough to make some people's skin crawl. But to recent UC Santa Barbara doctoral graduate Dana Morton…