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Fish Out of Water

The invasion of Asian carp into the waters of the South and the Midwest differs from other ongoing environmental problems.

Fish Out of Water

The invasion of Asian carp into the waters of the South and the Midwest differs from other ongoing environmental problems.

Scientist: 'Don't Give Up' On Stopping Asian Carp

Fish that have the potential to devastate the Great Lakes ecosystem may be just a few miles from Lake Michigan. Two carp species from Asia — the silver and the bighead — are invasive fish with huge appetites. If they enter the Great Lakes, they could overwhelm the native fish....

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Scientist: 'Don't Give Up' On Stopping Asian Carp

Fish that have the potential to devastate the Great Lakes ecosystem may be just a few miles from Lake Michigan. Two carp species from Asia — the silver and the bighead — are invasive fish with huge appetites. If they enter the Great Lakes, they could overwhelm the native fish....

A Hunt for Seeds to Save Species, Perhaps by Helping Them Move

Pitcher’s thistle, whose fuzzy leaves and creamy pink puffs once thrived in the sand dunes along several of the Great Lakes, was driven by development, drought and weevils into virtual extinction from the shores of Lake Michigan decades ago. But in the 1990s, seeds collected from different parts of the...

A Hunt for Seeds to Save Species, Perhaps by Helping Them Move

Pitcher’s thistle, whose fuzzy leaves and creamy pink puffs once thrived in the sand dunes along several of the Great Lakes, was driven by development, drought and weevils into virtual extinction from the shores of Lake Michigan decades ago. But in the 1990s, seeds collected from different parts of the...

Spring Gets Out Of Sync

After three decades of warming not seen in more than 1,000 years, spring arrives earlier around the world. As species shift their ranges toward the cooler poles or higher elevations, the season brings unexpected arrivals of migrating birds and mistimed hatchings of insects and flowerings of trees.

Spring Gets Out Of Sync

After three decades of warming not seen in more than 1,000 years, spring arrives earlier around the world. As species shift their ranges toward the cooler poles or higher elevations, the season brings unexpected arrivals of migrating birds and mistimed hatchings of insects and flowerings of trees.

UNDERC program heads into the West

Three Notre Dame faculty members and eight undergraduates are the charter members of an upcoming new environmental science summer experience in Montana that has the unusual additional missions of reuniting Native Americans with their ancient lands and enhancing Native American educational opportunities at the University.

UNDERC program heads into the West

Three Notre Dame faculty members and eight undergraduates are the charter members of an upcoming new environmental science summer experience in Montana that has the unusual additional missions of reuniting Native Americans with their ancient lands and enhancing Native American educational opportunities at the University.