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Here is the secret behind the existence of San Joaquin Marsh: it is a sewer. Here is the reasoning behind the construction of this artificial wetland. The water processing plant adjacent to the refuge cleanses runoff and sewage...
...of fertilizers and other urban nasties. You cannot pump clean water into the Upper Newport Bay and expect a healthy ecosystem. The water needs to carry nutrients that the ecological pyramid of the Bay depends on...
...to feed the lowest tier of the animal community. Clean water does not carry out this task. So to be sure that the water is fit for this community, it is run through the channels and ponds where it picks up...
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[1/6] #Climatechange can affect #amphibians indirectly, but few studies look at changes in size or #morphology
For my MSc by research @DICE_Kent I’m deciphering crest growth in #GreatCrestedNewts at individual and population levels. 🐸🦎
#DICECON20 #SpsMon3 #phenology #frogfriday
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Male #GCNs grow ornamental crests every year during aquatic breeding period.
As UK seasons become less distinct, #pond arrival times are less predictable.
So what is happening with #crest development?🧐
#DICECON20 #SpsMon3 #sexualselection #ecology
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We photographed >100 individual #newts over 2 breeding periods and tracked changes in crest size + shape using #ImageJ software.

Does early arrival = Early growth peak?
Or ⬆ growth period i.e. potential mating advantage?
#DICECON20 #SpsMon3 #phenology #herpetology
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...#Positivity is in each & everyone of us. Let it flow more often, makes a better day. #SirLRO
...#Positivity ~none said it was easy, all you have to do is one step at a time. I know you can, keep going. #SirLRO
~ #Positivity there is no need for deprecating others with words, when it calls for~there is a need for compassion, it’s in you, #SirLRO
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