Researchers analyzed hundreds of thousands of samples in digitized museum collections to produce an estimate of species in the South American rain forest. Source: After 300 Years of Collecting, Nearly 12,000 Amazon Tree Species Are Found
Cuba’s Environmental Concerns Grow With Prospect of U.S. Presence – The New York Times.
Ocean Life Faces Mass Extinction, Broad Study Says – NYTimes.com.
Ecology in the Age of Us – Double-Decker River Invaders – NYTimes.com.
Four years after the BP disaster, experts say it could happen again | Al Jazeera America.
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Horrifying five-foot jellyfish washes ashore, signaling our imminent demise
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