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'Nonlinear' Ecosystem Response Points to Environmental Solutions


January 17, 2008

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The preservation of coastal ecosystem services, such as clean water, storm buffers or fisheries protection, does not have to be an all-or-nothing approach, a new study indicates, and a better understanding of how ecosystems actually respond to protection efforts in a "nonlinear" fashion could help lead the way out of environmental-versus-economic gridlock. Full Story

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