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Press Release 14-056
Special for Earth Day: New NSF resources highlight surprising ecological and economic benefits of biodiversity

Multimedia resources explain little known societal benefits of biodiversity, bust myths and describe new, high-tech approaches for measuring impacts of environmental change on biodiversity

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A slideshow on how biodiversity boosts the economy.

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How two unlikely microbes (that don't even have brains) led to the development of one of today's most promising brain research techniques--which is being used to study many diseases including schizophrenia and Parkinson's.

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A quick video overview of the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON).

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