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Climate Change

Lichens slow to return after wildfire

Frequent fire narrows recovery window for lichens in Chaparral shrublandsCredit: Jesse Miller Lichen communities may take decades -- and in some cases up to a century -- to fully return to chaparral ecosystems after wildfire, finds a…

Protecting local water has global benefits

New paper published May 11, 2021 in Nature CommunicationsCredit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory. 2019. Duluth, Minnesota - A new paper in the May issue of Nature…

Time running out to save coral reefs

Credit: Morgan Pratchett / ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies. New research on the growth rates of coral reefs shows there is still a window of opportunity to save the world's coral reefs--but time is running out.…