ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: New species of dolphin found in Australian waters

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News     New species of dolphin found in Australian waters Posted: 29 Oct 2013 11:30 AM PDT A species of humpback dolphin previously unknown to science is swimming in the waters off northern Australia, according to biologists. Thawing permafrost: The speed of coastal erosion in Eastern …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

New models predict drastically greener Arctic in coming decades Congestion in Earth’s mantle: Mineralogists explain why plate tectonics stagnates in some places Splendid Skadar Lake (Montenegro and Albania) surprises with new species of snails Protective prion keeps yeast cells from going it alone In solving social dilemmas, vervet monkeys get …

Density of invasive reed, Phragmites australis, mapped in Great Lakes

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Density of invasive reed, Phragmites australis, mapped in Great Lakes Posted: 17 Dec 2012 01:25 PM PST Scientists have used satellite technologies to map the location and density of Phragmites australis, an invasive species of reed, in the coastal wetlands of all five Great Lakes. Scientists decode three bacterial strains …