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Tiny beetles a bellwether of ecological disruption by climate change

Tiny beetles a bellwether of ecological disruption by climate change 1

2020-11-08 03:00:05

Flour beetles have been studied since the early 1900s and are a model organism in ecology. In the same way that fruit flies are used as a model organism for studying genetics, flour beetles can represent the fundamental ecology of most organisms and their responses in the lab can be applied to larger ecological trends and patterns in the natural world.

As species across the world adjust where they live in response to climate change, they will come into competition with other species that could hamper their ability to keep up with the pace of this change, according to new CU Boulder-led research.


Tiny beetles a bellwether of ecological disruption by climate change

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A kitchen twelve years in the making

A kitchen twelve years in the making 2

2020-12-01 17:26:57

Twelve years in the making! BVSD opens a new 33,000-square-foot Culinary Center replacing the district’s three regional production kitchens. The center was funded as part of the district’s Building for Student Success facility improvement program approved by voters in 2014. In a typical school year, the space will produce 14,000 to 17,000 scratch-cooked meals each day. https://www.bvsd.org/…/post/a-kitchen-twelve-years-in-the-m…

A kitchen twelve years in the making

“It ought to be a birthright for every child, every day, to have healthy food in school,” says Ann Cooper, Food Services Director at BVSD. “This new centralized production facility gives us the space and equipment to make that a reality for BVSD students.”

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Colorado Athletics Pauses Men’s Basketball Operations – University of Colorado Athletics

Colorado Athletics Pauses Men's Basketball Operations - University of Colorado Athletics 3

2020-12-01 17:24:58

UPDATE: The University of Colorado Athletic Department has temporarily paused operations of the men’s basketball program due to COVID-19, forcing the postponement of Wednesday’s scheduled Pac-12 Conference opener at Arizona.

Colorado Athletics Pauses Men’s Basketball Operations – University of Colorado Athletics

BOULDER – The University of Colorado Athletic Department has temporarily paused operations of the men's basketball program due to COVID-19, forcing the postponement Wednesday's scheduled Pac-12 Conference opener at Arizona.

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During this incredibly challenging year, we're seeing more support from our…

During this incredibly challenging year, we're seeing more support from our... 4

2020-12-01 11:25:42

During this incredibly challenging year, we're seeing more support from our community than ever before. On #GivingTuesday we’re asking you to give Boulder Valley students equitable access to education and resources by:

1) making a donation here: https://bit.ly/3fzdXl4 or
2) scheduling your #CoGivesDay gift: https://bit.ly/39gnWue

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