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SRS’ salamander study results in a Guinness World Record

Anthony CarpinoWRDW Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2019News 12 First at 5 O’Clock SAVANNAH RIVER SITE, SC (WRDW/WAGT) — After wetlands were filled in at the Savannah River Site, studies were conducted to figure out the impact on wildlife like the salamander. Officially started in 1978, the... Read more →

9 Years Later, Furry Friends—and Foes—Are Returning to Fukushima Few of them seem to miss the missing humans.

The species that showed the [greatest resurgence] are those most often in contact with people,” says James Beasley, a wildlife biologist at the University of Georgia’ Savannah River Ecology Laboratory and the lead author of the new paper, published in the Journal of Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. “That means macaque monkeys, raccoons, and wild boar.” Read more →

REMOP to begin sampling in Burke County

True Citizen 2018-10-10 / News The University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory’s (SREL) Radionuclide Education, Monitoring and Outreach Project, known as REMOP, is starting the sampling phase of the project in Burke County. Megan Winzeler, the program’s coordinator, said the project is seeking individuals... Read more →

SREL partners with coalition to bring STEM education to Allendale

Augusta Chronicle Posted Sep 12, 2018 at 2:01 AM By Contributed, Savannah River Ecology Lab The University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory is expanding its outreach efforts in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education by joining a coalition that has been awarded a share in $1 million of... Read more →

Snakes, pollinators top attractions at Touch an Animal Day

Bill Bengston, Aiken Standard August 25, 2018 Saturday morning brought a friendly flood of traffic to Savannah River Ecology Laboratory’s conference center, drawing 713 visitors for the facility’s annual Touch an Animal Day. The event, in keeping with tradition, offered the chance for hands-on... Read more →

Ecology lab hosts 10th Annual ‘Touch An Animal Day’

Augusta Chronicle Posted Aug 22, 2018 at 2:01 a.m. The University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Laboratory will host its 10th Annual “Touch An Animal Day” on Saturday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon. Attendees of this free event will have the opportunity to... Read more →

Could Chernobyl Wolves Be Spreading Mutations?

Douglas Main National Geographic July 16, 2018   Wild animals have free range around northern Ukraine’s Chernobyl nuclear plant, the site of the world’s worst nuclear accident, which spread radiation throughout the region in 1986. Studies have hinted that significant populations of European gray wolves... Read more →