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Drought Led to Massive “Dead Zone” in Lake Erie

Audio Washington, D.C. —Lake Erie just can’t catch a break. The lake has experienced harmful algal blooms and severe oxygen-depleted “dead zones” for years, but now a team of researchers led by ...

Overhaul in Tropical Forest Research Needed

Washington, D.C.— New work from a team led by Carnegie’s Greg Asner shows the limitations of long-used research methods in tropical rainforest ecology and points to new technological approaches for ...

Coral growth rate plummets in 30-year comparison

Audio Washington, DC — A team of researchers working on a Carnegie expedition in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has documented that coral growth rates have plummeted 40 percent since the mid-1970s. ...

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