Ecology Archive

Elizabeth Anderson, Florida International University – Dams Are Changing Amazonian Rivers

New dams in the Amazon could threaten ecosystems. Elizabeth Anderson, assistant professor in the department of

Rene Price, Florida International University – Salt Water Intrusion in the Everglades

Fight fire with fire…and water with water? Rene Price, professor of earth and environment at Florida International

Fred Chen, Wake Forest University – Synthetic Rhino Horns

Can synthetic rhino horns stop the scourge of poaching? Fred Chen, associate professor of economics at

Laura Sonter, University of Vermont – Nature and Selfies

Taking selfies in nature could help the outdoor space you’re visiting. Laura Sonter, Postdoctoral researcher at

Julianna Jenkins, University of Missouri – Songbirds Face Risks Leaving The Nest

Not all birds face the same risks when leaving the nest. Julianna Jenkins, post-doctoral research fellow

Sasha Dall, University of Exeter – Genes as Cues for Development

What do your genes say about you? Sasha Dall, Senior Lecturer in Mathematical Ecology at the

John Sivey, Towson University – Safeners in Herbicides

The use of herbicides is widespread, but we don’t know the whole story. John Sivey, assistant

Amy Welsh, West Virginia University – Bobcat Populations

How do you track the population of an elusive wild animal? Amy Welsh, assistant professor of

Aron Stubbins, UGeorgia – Permafrost Melt Water Testing

Testing the melting permafrost of the Arctic is helping researchers learn more about climate change. Aron

Upmanu Lall, Columbia University – Futuristic Irrigation

We all need water! Upmanu Lall, professor of engineering at Columbia University, explores the future of