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Hendrix College Researchers Calculate Benefits of Restoring Fracked Ecosystems

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A photo montage of ecosystem changes due to fracked oil and gas development.

A team of Hendrix College professors and students have determined the value of ecological services delivered by abandoned oil and natural gas extraction sites which have been environmentally restored. The team's findings are newly published in the journal Nature Sustainability.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards.
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