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Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Six Years After Deepwater Horizon Spill Still Looking for Answers

It’s been six years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill occurred in the Gulf of Mexico and scientists are still working to understand how oil and other pollutants move in the ocean. The incident, which occurred in April 2010, is considered the largest accidental marine oil spill in history. University of Delaware’s Helga Huntley is

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

New Technique Tracks ‘Heartbeat’ of Hundreds of Wetlands

For two University of Washington researchers, the real test came as they walked across a barren-looking field. They were on the Columbia Plateau with two state wetland ecologists, searching for a 1-acre body of water identified and mapped for the first time using a new method they developed. But when the group arrived at the

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Ecologist Advances Understanding of the Role of Greenhouse Gases

A new research paper published in Nature, advances the understanding of how greenhouse gases from forests, grasslands, and agriculture other than carbon dioxide play a role in climate change. The paper, authored by a Montana State University ecologist and nearly two dozen other scientists around the world, takes a closer look at the role of