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Vicuñas <em>(Lama vicugna)</em> run across the plains in San Guillermo National Park, Argentina.
How Mange Remade an Ecosystem
A study traces the effects of a mite outbreak from the earth to the heavens.
How Mange Remade an Ecosystem
How Mange Remade an Ecosystem

A study traces the effects of a mite outbreak from the earth to the heavens.

A study traces the effects of a mite outbreak from the earth to the heavens.

food web
Antarctica, climate change, food web, ecosystem, ice shelf, glacier, Q&A, Jeroen Ingels, melting, global warming, collapse, ecology
How Ice Shelf Loss Will Change the Antarctic Ecosystem
Amanda Heidt | Oct 6, 2020 | 4 min read
Marine ecologist Jeroen Ingels discusses what is known about ice shelf loss at the southern pole and how those changes are affecting local ecosystems.
an illustration of plankton
Mixing It Up in the Web of Life
Rodrigo Pérez Ortega | Feb 5, 2019 | 5 min read
Many types of marine plankton are either animal-like or plant-like. But a huge number are both, and they are upending ideas about ocean ecology.
California’s Owls Being Exposed to Rat Poison
Catherine Offord | Jan 14, 2018 | 2 min read
Researchers suspect the source of the toxins may be some of the state’s 50,000 or so marijuana farms.
1 + 1 = 1
Jenny Rood | Jul 1, 2015 | 2 min read
Nutrient levels in soil don’t add up when food chains combine.
Mary O’Connor: Warming Up
Kerry Grens | Jun 1, 2013 | 3 min read
Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia. Age: 34
Little Fish in a Big Pond
Ellen K. Pikitch | Nov 1, 2012 | 3 min read
Continued overfishing of forage fish such as sardines and herring can result in devastating ecological and economic outcomes.
Archaean Prey
Jef Akst | Mar 13, 2012 | 2 min read
Animals can and do eat Archaea.
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