Science for a Blue Planet

Science for a Blue Planet

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Archive: Dec 2014

Return of the Fur Seals

December 19, 2014
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Imagine tens of thousands of northern fur seals on the Farallon Islands. Scientists are watching history repeat itself–150 years later.

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Bringing Back Sierra Aspen

December 16, 2014
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Most of the aspen stands that dotted the Sierra Nevada less than a century ago are gone or in poor health. It may take aggressive mechanical treatment to restore them.

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A Little Rest Goes a Long Way

December 12, 2014
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A new study shows taking short breaks from grazing can increase native plants.

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