Purple sea urchin embryos whose mothers were exposed to heatwaves have greater tolerance to high temperatures, suggesting a pathway to resilience for this keystone species in kelp forests.
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A six-year pilot study on Santa Monica Beach shows how seeding of native flora can restore habitats for threatened species and protect against climate change-driven sea level rise.
A recent paper from researchers at the University of Georgia, in collaboration with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, uses oxygen isotope analysis of mollusk shells found at archaeological sites to show how ancestral Muskogean villages collectively, and sustainably, managed shellfish harvest.
A new synthesis from the Baltimore Ecosystem Study shows that residents with greater land and water cover in the Metropolitan Baltimore, Maryland area were less likely to perceive environmental problems.
An experimental approach takes a ground-level look at the ecological winners and losers of desert soil communities under shifting precipitation regimes in the Central Arizona-Phoenix LTER.
Long-term litterfall mass data from Harvard Forest was used in conjunction with data from the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) and a global litterfall dataset to draw conclusions on patterns of litter inputs in temperate deciduous forests, which have implications for carbon and nutrient cycling.
While glacial thawing shapes ecosystem processes in the Green Lakes Valley, long-term data shows that it alone cannot explain the changing spatiotemporal patterns of stream chemistries.
Urban pond habitats and specific management practices promote amphibian diversity and abundance in Madison, Wisconsin
A new global data synthesis of stream chemistry indicates human activities reduce streams ability to retain and transform nutrients.
Microbial resilience and response with ongoing climate change is influenced by land use legacies at the Coweeta LTER.