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New educational module about microplastics

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Gerardo E. Alvarado León

The San Juan Bay Estuary Program launched a module about the characterization and reduction of microplastics to educate citizens about these microscopic particles and fibers and how they affect biodiversity, the economy and possibly human health.

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Puerto Rican crested toad reproduces after rains brought by Tropical Storm Karen

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The Department of Natural and Environmental Resources announced a reproductive event of the Puerto Rican crested toad was recorded in the Guánica Dry Forest following the rains brought to the region by Tropical Storm Karen. This is the first event documented in the last two years since Hurricane Maria. The Puerto Rican crested toad is an endangered species.

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Tenure-Track Neuroscience Assistant or Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University

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The Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Department of Neuroscience at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine invite applications for a tenure track position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

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