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New Study: More and Better U.S. Marine Protected Areas Needed to Protect Key Ecosystems
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A new analysis of US Marine Protected Areas identified significant gaps in the country's ocean protections, according to  Jenna Sullivan-Stack and colleagues.

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The role of DNA research in society
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Listen to a podcast with The Oxford Comment,  featuring an interview with Dee Denver, author of The Dharma in DNA: Insights at the Intersection of Biology and Buddhism.

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Hike with a scientist: Oregon dunes of Bob Straub hold secrets in the sand
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Rebecca Mostow guides a reporter on a journey through Oregon's dunes and explains about beachgrasses, dune ecology and more.

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Hundreds of new native bees species added to Oregon database
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The Oregon Bee Atlas has catalogued 650 native bee species in Oregon. Chris Marshall of the Oregon State Arthropod Collection says the help of trained volunteers has been essential.

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OSU: Study shows Oregon Coast 'subtly destabilized by the pressures of climate change'
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Bruce Menge, Sarah Gravem and colleagues have published findings that indicate "climate change is threatening to destabilize ecological communities."

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