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Rob Goldstein
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  • September 24, 2009
  • 05:00 AM

Rehabilitating logged rainforests...

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A new study explores the practice of forest rehabilitation and measures the impacts that this carbon sequestration strategy can have on habitat for more... Read more »

EDWARDS, D., ANSELL, F., AHMAD, A., NILUS, R., & HAMER, K. (2009) The Value of Rehabilitating Logged Rainforest for Birds. Conservation Biology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2009.01330.x  

  • September 23, 2009
  • 04:00 AM

Comparing natural, restored, and created wetlands...

by Rob Goldstein in Conservation Maven

How do natural, restored, and created wetlands match up when it comes to vegetation and soil properties? A new study looks at wetlands in more... Read more »

  • September 22, 2009
  • 06:30 AM

Scientists contributing to exotic species invasion of Antarctica

by Rob Goldstein in Conservation Maven

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  • September 21, 2009
  • 04:00 AM

Study finds biodiversity can conflict with wetland function

by Rob Goldstein in Conservation Maven

A new study  challenges the commonly held view that biodiversity enhances wetland more... Read more »

  • September 18, 2009
  • 06:00 AM

Making offshore renewable energy good for marine habitat

by Rob Goldstein in Conservation Maven

Despite past conflicts between wind power and habitat, scientists make the case that offshore renewable energy might be good for marine more... Read more »

Inger, R., Attrill, M., Bearhop, S., Broderick, A., James Grecian, W., Hodgson, D., Mills, C., Sheehan, E., Votier, S., Witt, M.... (2009) Marine renewable energy: potential benefits to biodiversity? An urgent call for research. Journal of Applied Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2009.01697.x  

  • September 17, 2009
  • 04:01 AM

Using smart phones for conservation field work

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  • September 15, 2009
  • 04:02 AM

Evaluating wetland mitigation banks...

by Rob Goldstein in Conservation Maven

Mitigation banks have emerged as a preferred alternative for complying with the Clean Water Act's stated goal of no net loss' of wetlands. But are they working?... Read more »

  • September 14, 2009
  • 04:02 AM

Improving water quality may help corals resist climate change

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  • September 3, 2009
  • 04:02 AM

Can harvesting trees improve habitat for birds?

by Rob Goldstein in Conservation Maven

In a new study, scientists look at the effect of wildlife-friendly forestry on avian species in the bottomland hardwood forests of more... Read more »

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