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The Duckweed Dilemma of Mt. Angel Abbey

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By: Tania Siemens, Kayla-Maria Martin, and Noelle Moen In the 1800’s, the dense trees and green hills landscape of Oregon were a reminder to a group of monks traveling from Engelberg, Switzerland of their own home country. In 1882, they … Continue reading

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The Lionfish’s Roaring Impacts on Ocean Fish Populations; Research and Educational Tool for Classrooms

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Just like lions are the top predators of the savanna, lionfish (Pterois volitans)  have quickly become the top of the food chain in the Atlantic Ocean. Native to the Indo-Pacific Ocean, these venomous fish were first found in the Atlantic … Continue reading

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