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The critical importance of mangroves to ocean life
...ins a similar amount of carbon as is stored in the skies
as atmospheric carbon dioxide, an important greenhouse gas. Dissolved organic matter is an important player in the global carbon cycle that regulates atmospheric carbon dioxide and climate. "To understand global biogeochemical cycles it is crucial t...
Ancient birds flew on all-fours
...est known ancestor of modern-day birds took to the skies
by gliding from trees using primitive feathered wings on their arms and legs, according to new research by a University of Calgary paleontologist. In a paper published in the journal Paleobiology, Department of Biological Sciences PhD student Nick Lo...
Computer scientists join in search for ivory-billed woodpecker
...tory for Natural Environments (ACONE), to scan the skies
near Brinkley, Ark., for birds. "If the system can catch any kind of bird, that's a success for us," Song said. "But if it catches an ivory-bill, that's a bonus." With a grant from the National Science Foundation, Song and Goldberg programmed A...