(Photo: Miriam Jones/USGS)
For years, scientists and policymakers reported that the greenhouse gas methane is 30 times more powerful than carbon dioxide. In a new study, two scientists took a more realistic look and discovered it has an even stronger impact than we thought. But so does removing it.
News and Research
A snorkeling trip led to a surprise discovery off Santa Cruz Island in the Galápagos. Now scientists are working to uncover what the invasive spaghetti bryozoan's arrival could mean for this world heritage site.
Photo: Dan Minchin/Marine Organism Investigations)
Erica Staaterman is helping uncover a wealth of noise from the ocean’s hidden creatures, first in California and now in the Chesapeake as a SERC postdoc.
(Photo: Erica Staaterman)
Coastal wetlands, dead zones, thawing Arctic permafrost: These are just some places scientists found genes that turn mercury into the neurotoxin methylmercury. The good news: They didn't find any in the human gut.
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"Tracking wide-ranging marine species to go from data to decisions"
--Thursday, December 10, 11:00AM– 12:00PM
"River Herring Conservation in the Chesapeake Watershed"
--Thursday, December 17, 11:00AM– 12:00PM
"Ireland, Forests and Biodiversity"
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