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State Forest Plan Passed By Split Mich. Senate

The Senate voted to curtail state regulators’ consideration of biological diversity when designating sections of state forests, over objections from environmentalists who say the “anti-science” bill would gut a practice in place for nearly 100 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/09/2013

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UM Study: Biodiversity Improves Water Quality By ‘Divison Of Labor’

Biologically diverse streams are better at cleaning up pollutants than less rich waterways, and a University of Michigan ecologist says he has uncovered the long-sought mechanism that explains why this is so

04/06/2011

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UM: Nature’s ‘Backbone’ At Risk

One-fifth of the world’s vertebrate species are threatened with extinction, but the situation would be worse if not for current global conservation efforts, a new study finds.

01/17/2011

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