Most people may not think about plants or bacteria or fungi as being forms of life that carry on conversations with each other, but, in fact, that’s exactly what they’re doing nearly all of the time. The highly complex interactions of these different organisms via the mechanical forces and chemical signals that they release constitutes
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While hydrogen fuel production — via the splitting of water into hydrogen and oxygen using sunlight — has long been prominent in the public imagination, the reality is that the technology is still quite a ways off from being economical. That gap between the economical and the reality is narrowing though, as new research from
Fishes that find their home in large-rivers — such as paddlefish, blue catfish, crystal darters, silver chub, etc — are largely headed towards extinction in the US as a result of habitat loss. But now, new research is suggesting that by utilizing a different approach to conservation that there is “hope” for them. The new
The affects that climate change will have on the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is the focus of a recent study which looked specifically on how the cycle of fire and regrowth will change as temperatures continue to rise over the rest of the 21st century.
Researchers who have been manipulating a northern Wisconsin lake have been able to detect a warning signal for the impending collapse of an ecosystem.