Author: Vicky Sutton-Jackson

Study shows animal life thriving around Fukushima

[caption id="attachment_2927" align="alignleft" width="223"] Raccoon dog[/caption] Nearly a decade after the nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan, researchers from the University of Georgia have found that wildlife populations are abundant in areas void of human life. The camera study, published in the Journal of Frontiers in Ecology and the...

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UGA Scientists show their artistic side

[caption id="attachment_2919" align="alignleft" width="369"] Green tree frog resting on a swamp cypress at the Savannah River Site. (Photo by Amanda Hurst)[/caption] If you have the opportunity to visit a nuclear production site, artistic works are probably not what you are expecting to find, but thanks to...

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Tweaking the approach to save the desert tortoise

[caption id="attachment_2911" align="alignright" width="355"] A juvenile wild tortoise appears to welcome the rain and the camera. (Photo by Jacob Daly)[/caption] “Increase the size, increase the survival” is the premise behind head-starting—raising an at-risk species in captivity until it is large enough to be less vulnerable to predators...

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Unique tools aid environmental research at SRS

He said the ease at which the fish reproduce serves as a significant advantage for obtaining large numbers for testing. Parrott also said medaka can easily produce a cohort of 200 fish in a day. ...

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SREL hires DeVault as associate director

Travis L. DeVault, has joined the leadership team of the University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Laboratory. He will serve as associate director for research under Olin “Gene” Rhodes Jr., director of SREL. As associate director for research DeVault will be responsible for overseeing research...

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