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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB)

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Water quality threatened by nutrient pollution in 40 U.S. states

“Climate change impacts on winter are often overlooked,” said co-author Aimée Classen, a Gund Affiliate from the University of Michigan. “If we care about our water quality, we can no longer ignore how climate change impacts winter precipitation.”

Into the Herbarium Cabinet

Summer 2022 Museums Studies Program intern Chad Machinski provides insight to his experiences at the Herbarium.

RESEARCH FEATURE

Cover story in Science: termites may have a larger role in
future ecosystems

Most people think termites are a nuisance that consume wood in homes and businesses. But those termites represent less than 4% of all termite species worldwide.

Termites are critical in natural ecosystems—especially in the tropics—because they help recycle dead wood from trees. Without such decayers, the world would be piled high with dead plants and animals.

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