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IPBES seeks fellowship nominations

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The Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services is seeking nominations for its pilot fellowship program.

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By Kimberly Terrell, posted on May 4, 2015

Asian Fungus Could Threaten U.S. Salamanders

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A new "chytrid" fungus from Asia is threatening European fire salamanders, according to a new study. Researchers fear the fungus could spread to North America and decimate many of the continent's 165 species of salamanders.

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