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Discussing the degree of variation of life


  • Sea-cage pathogen factory: Salmon and Sea Lice

    I wish I could remember the exact quote and context, but I was intrigued by the sheer  denial of a salmon farmer's claim that the aquacultured fish were not endangering wild stocks.  I guess the prese...

  • Salmon Bailout

    The S.F. Chronicle broke a story today in which the headline exclaims that the 'U.S. extends disaster order for chinook salmon', and I must say it is about time!  The writing on the wall has graced ou...


Geographical distribution of extinct mollusks

"Among the 566 extinct mollusk species, 400 are from oceanic islands, representing 71% of all listed...

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