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International Women’s Day: Celebrate Women Rising in Conservation

Published: Mar 9th, 2018

Women Rising in Conservation In the western reaches of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, women are at the center of the household and the heart of local livelihoods. They […]

“Show me your neighbors, and I’ll tell who you are”

Published: Mar 5th, 2018

By Sergio Marconi How many times Hollywood showed scientists in their hoodies tracking a person of interest, hacking security cameras around the world? Sitting for hours on huge machines, weird […]

Honeybees Help Farmers, But They Don’t Help The Environment

Honeybees Help Farmers, But They Don’t Help The Environment

Published: Feb 1st, 2018

Honeybees are amazing and adorable, and they suffer when people spray pesticides or mow down wildflowers. We’ve heard plenty in recent years about collapsing bee colonies. So Jonas Geldmann, at […]

Interoceanic Highway: Story of Development and Biodiversity Cost

Interoceanic Highway: Story of Development and Biodiversity Cost

Published: Nov 27th, 2017

By Farah Carrasco-Rueda Highways constitute important drivers for moving the economy of a region. The Interoceanic Highway in Madre de Dios, Peru, is an example of road development in the […]

Biodiversity Hotspots

Published: Jun 19th, 2017

By Musa Jundi All around the world reside biodiversity hotspots, regions with high levels of biodiversity, and the majority of those regions are threatened by numerous stressful factors including land […]

The North American Coastal Plain Becomes the Newest Hotspot!

The North American Coastal Plain Becomes the Newest Hotspot!

Published: Jun 12th, 2017

By Hannah Klatzkow In 2015, the North American Coastal Plain was recognized by the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) as the 36th biodiversity hotspot in the world. To be so […]

Ocean Acidification: Indirect Effects on Coastal Marine Biodiversity

Ocean Acidification: Indirect Effects on Coastal Marine Biodiversity

Published: Jun 5th, 2017

By Musa Jundi The majority of coastal marine life depends on habitat-forming organisms like coral and sea vegetation for things like food, protection from the motion of water, and protection […]

Join the Zooniverse. Be a Zoonite.

Published: May 30th, 2017

By Hannah Klatzkow The biggest obstacle facing current researchers is the unprecedented amount of data that is being collected, shared, and made accessible. The seemingly limitless amount of information that […]

Biodiversity Hotspot Facing Disaster

Biodiversity Hotspot Facing Disaster

Published: May 16th, 2017

By Hannah Klatzkow Reduction of biodiversity is a universal problem, but in Southeast Asia, this issue is particularly rampant. This hotspot, known for its concentration and diversity of species, contains […]

Studying Monarch Butterflies Using Citizen Science

Studying Monarch Butterflies Using Citizen Science

Published: May 8th, 2017

By Musa Jundi Citizen science has become more accessible in recent years as the Internet allows for large-scale collaborations around the globe. The idea behind citizen science is rather simple: […]