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Wetland gatekeeper

Though they occupy a small fraction of the Earth’s surface, freshwater wetlands are the largest natural source of methane going into the atmosphere. New research from the University of Georgia identifies an unexpected process that acts as a key gatekeeper regulating methane emissions from these freshwater environments. Read more

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Gopher tortoise release

148 gopher tortoises were released Friday June 5, 2015 at Yuchi Wildlife Management Area near Waynesboro, Ga. in a collaboration between the University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, St. Catherines Island Foundation, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and Reed Bingham State. Read more