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The story behind a uniquely dark, wetland soil

Credit: Karen Vaughan When it comes to soils, proper identification is key. Identification allows scientists to determine the story behind the soil: how it formed, how it behaves in different scenarios, and how valuable it may be to

Fancy Aussie bees flew in from Asia

Ecology experts connect species to Asia, Antarctica Credit: James Dorey, Flinders University Ancestors of a distinctive pollinating bee found across Australia probably originated in tropical Asian countries, islands in the…

Tropical forest loss

New UD study shows that tropical forest loss is increased by large-scale land acquisitionsCredit: Photo courtesy of Kyle Davis In recent years, there has been a rise in foreign and domestic large-scale land acquisitions--defined as

Healthy seas for the benefit of all

An international and interdisciplinary team led by the Helmholtz Institute for Functional Marine Biodiversity at the University of Oldenburg, Germany, is developing sustainable strategies for the management of marine ecosystems.Credit: Ruth…