An expedition to the tropics and new DNA research revealed two hidden oyster species on the Caribbean side of the Panama Canal.
News and Research
With fewer winter cold snaps, Florida's mangrove trees are pushing north. But they aren't moving in sync. Black mangroves have a commanding lead over their red and white cousins, so a team of Smithsonian scientists trekked through the swamps to figure out why.
Meet the newest members of the bryozoan world, discovered by SERC research associate João Canning-Clode and his colleagues in the Madeira Islands.
(Photo: Patricio Ramalhosa)
In shallow waters around the world, there are dead zones that appear only at night. Oysters trapped in these regions are far more vulnerable to the deadly Dermo disease, a new study found.
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--Thursday, June 11, 3:00PM– 4:00PM
"SERC Forest Soils: Confounding effects of land use, age and non-native soil fauna"
--Tuesday, June 16, 7:00PM– 8:00PM
"Stories of our ancestors: A 3,000-year history of SERC land"
--Thursday, June 18, 3:00PM– 4:00PM
"Competition among invading earthworms: The stable isotope perspective"
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