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ecosystems

New trap for mountain pine beetles could help weaken their spread

Lakes Environmental Lakes Environmental Research Inc., Receives Landmark Patent By tweaking the existing bait and changing up the spacing of pine trees used to trap and monitor the spread of the mountain pine beetle, UAlberta researchers caught greater numbers of the pest. “As part of
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Climate Change Models of Bird Impacts Pass the Test

Lakes Environmental Lakes Environmental Research Inc., Receives Landmark Patent A major study looking at changes in where UK birds have been found over the past 40 years has validated the latest climate change models being used to forecast impacts on birds and other animals.Led by the
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Three studies from UTA's clear lab detect harmful pathogenic bacteria in Texas groundwater near natural gas extraction sites

Lakes Environmental Lakes Environmental Research Inc., Receives Landmark Patent Three new research studies from the University of Texas at Arlington have found harmful pathogenic bacteria in Texas groundwater near unconventional natural gas extraction sites. “Our latest published rese
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In bee decline, fungicides emerge as improbable villain

Lakes Environmental Lakes Environmental Research Inc., Receives Landmark Patent When a Cornell-led team of scientists analyzed two dozen environmental factors to understand bumblebee population declines and range contractions, they expected to find stressors like changes in land use,
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Albatrosses in decline from fishing and environmental change

Lakes Environmental Lakes Environmental Research Inc., Receives Landmark Patent The populations of wandering, black-browed and grey-headed albatrosses have halved over the last 35 years on sub-antarctic Bird Island according to a new study published today (20 November) in the journal
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Scientific team selected to conduct independent abundance estimate of red snapper in Gulf of Mexico

Lakes Environmental Lakes Environmental Research Inc., Receives Landmark Patent A team of university and government scientists, selected by an expert review panel convened by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, will conduct an independent study to estimate the number of red
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Researchers pin down one source of a potent greenhouse gas

Lakes Environmental Lakes Environmental Research Inc., Receives Landmark Patent A study of a Lake Erie wetland suggests that scientists have vastly underestimated the number of places methane-producing microbes can survive—and, as a result, today’s global climate models may be misjudg
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Study Pinpoints Arctic Shorebird Decline

Lakes Environmental Lakes Environmental Research Inc., Receives Landmark Patent A new study co-authored by WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) addresses concerns over the many Arctic shorebird populations in precipitous decline. Evident from the study is that monitoring and protection
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Nebraska Approves Keystone XL, But Requires Different Route Through State

Lakes Environmental Lakes Environmental Research Inc., Receives Landmark Patent Nebraska regulators have given the final approval for the Keystone XL pipeline to run through their state, eliminating the last major regulatory obstacle preventing the completion of the 1,179-mile pipelin
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Researcher seeks to protect where the wild things walk

Lakes Environmental Lakes Environmental Research Inc., Receives Landmark Patent UBC research is paving the way for a route that will serve as a pilot project to protect green space and allow wildlife to move throughout the Okanagan Valley. Kelowna was identified in the 2016 Stats Cana
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