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News stories tagged with "biodiversity"

Natural Selections: Deep Ocean Diversity

Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager discuss deep sea habitats, and the many species of life that reside there. Oceans may be more diverse than the rainforests.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Biodiversity, part 2

Is it more important to keep a wild area as diverse as possible or simply maintain the plants and animals native to that habitat? A discussion about the difference between biodiversity and biointegrity with Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Biodiversity, part 1

Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager discuss our diverse biosphere. Is there a bias towards different species?  Go to full article

Shrinking Habitat: Karner Blue's Last Stand

Once, a postage-stamp-sized butterfly known as the Karner Blue was found all across the Great Lakes states, from Minnesota to New York. Today its population has declined by 99 percent. The Karner Blue's last stronghold is in Wisconsin. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Mary Losure reports.  Go to full article

Mallard Ducks in Decline

Mallard ducks are on the decline. Researchers have recorded a 25 percent drop in hatchlings in the Great Lakes region, and they're trying to figure out why and what to do about it. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports  Go to full article

Great Lakes Food Chain Disrupted

A major link in the food web is disappearing from the Great Lakes. Researchers are concerned that its absence will damage fish populations. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

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