Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

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  1. Oceans

    Shading corals during midday heat can limit bleaching

    Shading coral reefs during the sunniest part of the day may help corals survive marine heat waves.

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  2. Animals

    Scientists Say: Camouflage

    Plants and animals alike hide in plain sight using this sneaky strategy.

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  3. Environment

    Pumping cold water into rivers could help fish chill out

    Hundreds of salmon, trout and other fish sought shelter from summer heat in the human-made cool zones. These areas may help fish adapt to river warming.

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  4. Animals

    These jellyfish can learn without brains

    No brain? No problem for Caribbean box jellyfish. Their simple nervous systems can still learn, a study suggests.

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  5. Tech

    Bits of trees can make and store energy for us to use

    This cellulose and lignin, two major building blocks of trees, could lead to greener electronics.

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  6. Tech

    Bionic plants and electric algae may usher in a greener future

    Some can aid the climate by removing pollutants. Others would just avoid dirtying the environment in the first place.

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  7. Climate

    Some tree leaves are finding it too hot for photosynthesis

    Earth’s ongoing fever threatens to push entire forests toward this heat limit — and possible death.

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  8. Plants

    Young corn leaves can ‘smell’ danger

    As they mature, these leaves lose their ability to detect threatening scents.

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  9. Plants

    Scientists Say: Fertilize

    This word describes both a stage of sexual reproduction and the agricultural practice of adding nutrients to soil.

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