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Scientist warns of threat to last stronghold of endangered turtle
...ught to be the animals' last global stronghold, as pacific
populations dwindle precariously. It's hoped the project, to tag and track the animals, will uncover their migratory secrets and provide the basis for efforts to safeguard them. After fitting them with satellite trackers the team are using the intern...
Overseas NOx could be boosting ozone levels in US
...ave shown these chemical species coming across the pacific
at lower altitudes, but those peak in March and April. Wangs finding that the higher altutide transport occurs in May is significant, not only because they found a large amount of NOx unaccounted for by current models, but the fact that it's occurrin...
DOE JGI announces 2006 Community Sequencing Program portfolio
...na production; Mytilus californianus, the edible pacific
mussel that is a sentinel species for environmental pollution; Triphysaria versicolor, a parasitic plant that releases chemicals into the soil that affect the growth and development of nearby plants, a phenomenon known as allelopathy, which could b...