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Past Water Patterns Drive Present Wading Bird Numbers

Past Water Patterns Drive Present Wading Bird Numbers
Source: USGS/PLoS ONE

Wading bird numbers in the Florida Everglades are driven by water patterns that play out over multiple years according to a new study by the U.S.

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PLoS ONE

Trees Grow on Money: Urban Tree Canopy Cover and Environmental Justice

Trees Grow on Money: Urban Tree Canopy Cover and Environmental Justice
Source: PLoS ONE

This study examines the distributional equity of urban tree canopy (UTC) cover for Baltimore, MD, Los Angeles, CA, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Raleigh, NC, Sacramento, CA, and Washington, D.C.

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Environment

2014 Journal Impact Factors

Later today (June 18, 2015), the 2014 edition of the Journal Citation Report (JCR) will be released, listing citation performance metrics for 11,149 journals. While the JCR calculates many different citation-based metrics, most editors and publishers will be chiefly interested in just one single metric–the Journal Impact Factor (JIF). 523 more words

Metrics And Analytics

Report: About 40 Percent Of U.S. Food Supply Is Wasted, But Most Americans Believe They Don't Waste Much

BALTIMORE, MD (CBS) – How much food do you throw out?

According to the Department of Agriculture, up to 40 percent of the U.S. food supply is wasted every year. 169 more words

News

A New Day Yesterday – Part Four

More news from the pre-tirement frontline.

I have to admit I’m settling down very comfortably into the new routine of only working four days a week – soon to be three – and am finding that I have more than enough to keep me occupied. 633 more words

Culture

The Meaning Of Life – Part Thirty Six Of Forty Two

Why do knuckles crack?

I have to admit it but one of the most irritating things someone can do in my presence is crack their knuckles. 497 more words

Science