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What Can 26,000 Snakes Teach Us About Climate Change?
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Steve Arnold and Bob Mason have each conducted research that has led to a better understanding of snakes' response to climate change.

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Saving Oregon’s rocky coast: Checking in on the sea stars
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The Menge Lubchenco Lab has observed a comeback in ochre sea star populations. Also watch an Oregon Field Guide video showing the fascinating life in tidepools with Jane Lubchenco explaining the lifecycles and behavior.

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New flower from 100 million years ago brings fresh holiday beauty to 2020
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"This isn't quite a Christmas flower but it is a beauty, especially considering it was part of a forest that existed 100 million years ago," said George Poinar.

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Biden Should Restore the Role of Science in the U.S. Government
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Jane Lubchenco, former Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and administrator of NOAA, outlines four ways the Biden administration can elevate science in tackling urgent problems.

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Microscopic nematode that liquefies slugs may be answer to controlling this invasive pest
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Dee Denver and his team have discovered a microscopic nematode that may help control invasive slugs that cause billions of dollars a year in agricultural damage worldwide.

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