Climate change and biodiversity loss: A dangerous combination?

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Diversity makes us stronger. The diversity of life, biodiversity, is what unites and sustains us as … [Read more...]

Planet Earth II: one of many fantastic nature and science documentaries


Planet Earth II, the newest BBC wildlife documentary is premiering on BBC America on February 18, … [Read more...]

A vaccine for fake news


There is currently a plague of fake news around the U.S. and like many other educators, scientists … [Read more...]

Mating Systems

Last blog I mentioned some specifics about horse shoe crab mating behavior and decided that I was … [Read more...]

#ESA100: The Centennial Celebration of the Ecological Society of America Meeting

Ecology is the study of relationships between organisms and their habitats and one hundred years ago … [Read more...]

A biologist’s bucket list

For every biologist there is a list of natural events or places that must be experienced once in … [Read more...]

BioBlitz: a coming together of scientists, naturalists, and the community

One of the reasons I wanted to start contributing to a blog was to share experiences of life as a … [Read more...]

Why we should be aware of Chagas Disease

Trypanosoma cruzi, parasite that causes Chaga's disease (

If you have read my blogposts you may be aware that I study the ecology and evolution of infectious … [Read more...]

Bridging the gap with citizen science

Who can think of a better way to close the gap between science and society than to actually merge … [Read more...]