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Wed, 07/10/2019 - 11:54am - This summer is a banner year for sea turtles, according to data collected by University of Georgia researchers. By early July, roughly halfway through the annual nesting season along the southeastern coast of the United States, more than 11,000 loggerhead sea turtle nests have been logged by organizations and volunteers and reported to the Northern Recovery Unit Loggerhead DNA Project, housed in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources. This number tops the previous record for sea turtle nests set in 2016, when 11,321 nests were recorded.
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Wed, 07/10/2019 - 11:45am - A faculty member’
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Thu, 02/28/2019 - 02:57pm - A new study by Warnell researchers has found strong support for the preservation and expansion of wilderness areas among public land visitors living within a half-day drive of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.
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Thu, 01/31/2019 - 01:25pm - Aiken, S.C.  – A scavenger study that used fish carcasses as bait provides additional evidence that wildlife is abundant in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, University of Georgia researchers said. A one-month camera study prompted the sighting of 10 mammal and five bird species, according to James Beasley, associate professor at the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory and the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.
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