100 years ago, the Eastern United States was a lot different than it is today. Yeah, there was less urban . . .
A few years ago, Sharon Baruch-Mordo posted a provocative challenge. She called it the biodiversity challenge and offered it as an opportunity to . . .
If you stepped onto a trail in the Eno River State Park in Durham, NC, what would you see? Why, . . .
I want to begin by offering some background on my ‘natural laboratory’, Hood Canal, in order to justify my nerdy . . .
We live in a world dominated by germs, or small single-celled organisms called microbes. Like it or not, thousands of . . .
I am a scientist at heart. I want to save the planet earth, but maybe I need to start a . . .
While it may be physically uncomfortable and an inconvenience for humans who come in contact with the trematode schistosmatidae, the . . .
When one thinks of biodiversity they consider the variety of life found in the world or a given ecosystem. Keeping . . .
As our global economy becomes increasingly connected and ecosystems are modified by human activity, diseases once thought to be under . . .
Ok, I didn’t adhere strictly to the guidelines of the biodiversity challenge. This post didn’t make it in under 500 . . .