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How to start a termite ‘orgy’

There are more than 3,000 species of ter­mites in the world, all living in social colonies with dis­tinct hier­ar­chies.

Seminal conference to explore urban coastal sustainability

The majority of the world’s cities lie on a shore­line, and by 2020, two-​​thirds of all Amer­i­cans are expected to reside in coastal cities.

Scientists study seawalls on the seashore

Oyster reefs and sandy beaches have his­tor­i­cally bor­dered many pic­turesque coast­lines

A ‘Model’ Approach to Studying Coastal Ecosystems

In the Pacific North­west, beach grass com­mu­ni­ties often create sand dunes that mit­i­gate coastal ero­sion and flooding risks stem­ming from rising sea levels caused by cli­mate change.

Study: After 2,500 Years, Dead Coral Reef Comes Back To Life

A new study featured in Science suggests that coral may be able to recover from disaster.

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