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Take a 20-minute drive just about anywhere in southeastern New Brunswick, and it is almost guaranteed that you will come across this familiar bamboo-like plant. Regarded as one of the world’s top one hundred invasive species by the Global Invasive Species Database,...
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An Unexpected Carnivore 

If I were to ask you to imagine a carnivore, what would it look like? Perhaps you thought of sharp claws, bloodstained teeth, and dripping drool. However, it is very unlikely that you saw soft, purple petal-like leaves poking out of the ground. Nonetheless, The Purple...
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The Humble Freshwater Mussel

Lakes and rivers often seem like huge, majestic parts of the landscape, made up of powerful forces of water and wind and home to charming animals like fish, birds, and mammals. What is often unknown is that something small and secretive plays an important role in...