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Wildlife Response to Climate Change Underestimated

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Analyzing surveys sent in by citizen scientists over 35 years, researchers report that most of the 40 songbird species studied shifted northward or toward higher elevation in response to climate change, but not always both. Thus earlier studies likely underestimated effects of warming on wildlife.

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IFT Publishes Article on Sustainable Agriculture on Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is highlighting the important role sustainable agriculture plays in feeding the world’s population.

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Earth Day 2014: Add Some Green to Your Routine

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It may take a village to raise a child as the saying goes, but the theme of Earth Day 2014, Green Cities, highlights that it takes a global community to keep Earth healthy.

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WCS Earth Day Moment of Zen: 96 Seconds of Baby Elephants

WCS's 96 Elephants campaign released exactly 96 seconds of video footage of baby elephants to celebrate Earth Day – and to draw attention to the fact that 96 elephants are killed every day in Africa.

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Blue-Footed Boobies’ Survival Threatened

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Blue-footed boobies are on the decline in the Galápagos because of a low sardine diet.

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Ecology Team Improves Understanding of Valley-Wide Stream Chemistry

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Understanding the chemistry of streams at a finer scale could help to identify factors impairing water quality and help protect aquatic ecosystems.

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SUNY-ESF Survey: Financial Concerns, Old Habits Hinder Green Building

The biggest impediments to widespread adoption of green construction practices are the cost — either real or imagined — and a lack of understanding about what can be done, according to attendees at the New York State Green Building Conference.

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Oil Spill Anniversary: FSU Experts Available to Discuss Impact of Spill Four Years Later

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More, Bigger Wildfires Burning Western U.S.

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Wildfires across the western United States have been getting bigger and more frequent over the last 30 years – a trend that could continue as climate change causes temperatures to rise and drought to become more severe in the coming decades, according to new research.

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