“For a long time in environmental science we’ve done a pretty good job of keeping people outside the box of ecosystems” says Dr. Peter Groffman, who studies the microbial and chemical ecology of urban landscapes
Photograph above courtesy of the author (N. Miller-Struttmann): B. frigidus pollinating C. scopulorum. Guest Post by Nicole Miller-Struttmann, Assistant Professor of Biology at SUNY – Old Westbury Over the past two decades, bee declines
The 2015 AGU Fall Meeting was filled with many highlights, from R2-D2 to Elon Musk. PLOS Ecology’s own Jens Heggs wrote about these and other highlights earlier this week. This was my fourth trip to
Between December 14th-18th this year nearly 24,000 people descended on downtown San Francisco for the largest earth and space sciences meeting in the world. The American Geophysical Sciences annual meeting takes place every December in
Above image by Annie Fischinger (creative commons license) Guest Post by Nathaniel J. Dominy, Professor of Anthropology and Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College; OpEd Project Public Voices Fellow (Full bio below this post) Robert L. May graduated from Dartmouth
0000-0002-8715-2896By Robert Wilson Seasonal and daily patterns of electricity consumption follow almost identical forms everywhere. Demand is low in the middle of the night when the bulk of humanity is sleeping and it peaks either
Majority of Americans agree that anthropogenic climate change is happening: will we be fairly represented in Paris?
Image credit: Mikael Miettinen (creative commons license) By Sasha Wright, Mary Seeburger, and Willa Tsokanis This week I invited my FIT students, Mary Seeburger and Willa Tsokanis, to co-write a piece with me about education, public
Understanding how religion informs our attitudes and views on the environment and climate change is a complicated proposition. However, in light of this week’s COP21 talks in Paris, it as an interesting and necessary topic of conversation.
Image above: Wildfire in the Florida Panther NWR (U.S. Fish & Wildlife Creative Commons license). Editor’s Note: In just 10 days world leaders will be converging on Paris, France to discuss the future of the