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Hot and bothered: climate change and the ecology of fear

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When animals must balance the fear of being eaten with their own need to feed, their decisions affect the whole ecosystem.

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Stuck in the middle with oysters and crabs

David Kimbro

Oysters, the Brady Bunch and value meals, oh my! Find out what North­eastern Uni­ver­sity ecol­o­gist David Kimbro has to say about it.

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Michelle O’Donnell presents at Co-op Expo

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Michelle O’Donnell, an Environmental Science major, designed a poster to reflect her accomplishments and learning experiences during her work (co-op) semester last year.

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Making whoopee, coral style

Pocillopora damicornis

Most species are content with just one form of reproduction, but not for the coral p. damicornis. These guys make babies sexually and asexually. Doctoral candidate David Combosch wants to know why.

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