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Scharlemann and Laurance highlight environmental impacts of biofuels

Scharlemann and Laurance highlight environmental impacts of biofuels

January 08, 2008

Biofuels reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in comparison to fossil fuels. In the January 4 issue of Science, STRI researchers highlight a new study that factors in environmental costs of biofuel production...

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New STRI book

New STRI book

October 12, 2007

“The recent molluscan fauna of Île Clipperton, authored by Kirstie L. Kaiser, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, who did part of the fieldwork for this book onboard the R.V. Urracá at Clipperton, in 1998...

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Nature: Forests and floods, by William F. Laurance

Nature: Forests and floods, by William F. Laurance

October 01, 2007

“One strategy for reducing catastrophic floods invokes protecting or regenerating forests that lie upstream of the threatened region. Support for this approach comes from a global-scale analysis of flood risk.”...

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Science editor's choice comments on papers by Herz and collaborators

Science editor's choice comments on papers by Herz and collaborators

September 17, 2007

The Editor's choice section of Science highlighted two papers published by STRI's Hubert Herz and collaborators based on field work done at STRI...

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Nature: “Insects everywhere”

Nature: “Insects everywhere”

August 20, 2007

Insects are a major force in most ecosystems, yet in studies of biodiversity they often receive less attention than birds, mammals and plants...

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Nature: “Driving a wedge into the Amazon” by Laurance and Luizão.

Nature: “Driving a wedge into the Amazon” by Laurance and Luizão.

August 13, 2007

Things are heating up in the Amazon as the burning season begins...

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STRI 4th annual science symposium 2007

STRI 4th annual science symposium 2007

July 09, 2007

Staff scientist Allen Herre and Fellowship and Internship Program administrator Adriana Bilgray convened the 4th Annual Science Symposium at the Earl S. Tupper Center...

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Wright et al.: “Pervasive consequences of hunting for tropical forests”

Wright et al.: “Pervasive consequences of hunting for tropical forests”

June 04, 2007

In this special section the authors present articles that address the bushmeat or wild meat crisis, its direct impact on game species, and its indirect impact on plants in tropical forests...

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STRI in the News

STRI in the News

May 07, 2007

Chili pepper starch grains linked to ancient settlement sites across the Americas, by Donald Smith...

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New 'in-house' entomology journal

New 'in-house' entomology journal

March 26, 2007

Insect Conservation and Diversity will launch its first issue in 2008. The new journal will be published by Blackwell Publishing on behalf of the Royal Entomological Society...

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