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Dr. Macavoy, as reported in ABC News Video, uses grant funding to install green roofs at fire stations.
Dr. Knee's article "Land use and water quality in a rural cloud forest region (Intag, Ecuador)" is forthcoming in River Research and Applications.
Dr. MacAvoy and colleagues have published a paper titled “Anadromous fish as marine nutrient vectors” in the journal Fisheries Bulletin (107:165-174).
Dr. Culver and colleague published a book titled “The Biology of Caves and Other Subterranean Habitats.” The book provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the field, covering a range of biological processes, including evolution and adaptation, ecosystem function, community ecology, biogeography, and conservation. The book also includes a global range of examples and case studies from both caves and non-cave subterranean habitats. The book is published by Oxford University Press.
Dr. Kim was a co-author on a report published by the National Academies titled “Tackling Marine Debris in the 21st Century.” According to the report, current measures to prevent and reduce marine debris are inadequate, and the problem will likely worsen.