Without enough male crabs to go around, some female blue crabs in Chesapeake Bay aren't getting enough sperm to fertilize all their eggs.
In a new study, scientists discovered higher carbon dioxide can spur marsh sedges to grow more stems, but they're shorter and thinner. The reason: A shortage of nitrogen.
Grasslands shelter species found nowhere else in the wild. But those grasslands are shifting, a study from SERC's Ecosystem Conservation Lab reveals. (Photo: Kim Komatsu/SERC)
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