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0000-0002-8715-2896Source: The Grey Zone: Napoleon Dynamite and what makes a species When most people think of a species they assume it is a unique, inviolate category of organism. Most of us learned in middle and
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Critical Mid-Winter Ecosystem Services to Low Latitudes Endangered by Polar Warming Reprinted with permission from Polar Ecology Letters, Vol 12, Issue 25, pp. 2016. Dear esteemed colleagues, It is with mounting chagrin
When to Call in the Posse: Ecology answers when to hunt (or shop) with others, and when to go it alone
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: When to Call in the Posse: Ecology answers when to hunt (or shop) with others, and when to go it alone Fisherman are notorious hoarders of secrets. Your grandfathers favorite fishing hole is information
The Internet, Elk Teeth, and the Gnawing Hunger for Information: ecological theory and browsing behavior
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: The Internet, Elk Teeth, and the Gnawing Hunger for Information: ecological theory and browsing behavior You clicked on this link because your behavior conforms to an ecological theory, and I can prove it.
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Darwin’s Demons: Better video games through natural selection “No. I’m, I’m simply saying that life, uh… finds a way.” – Dr. Ian Malcolm, Jurassic Park “I don’t care how much you play, you
Publish-or-Perish in Context: New research in publication rates says publish more, but is that the best answer for science?
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Publish-or-Perish in Context: New research in publication rates says publish more, but is that the best answer for science? If you’ve worked around academics you are surely familiar with the phrase publish-or-perish, the idea
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: When a Wolf isn’t Actually a Wolf: Recent research and the messy job of classifying species Did you know that one of the wolf species protected under the Endangered Species Act isn’t actually a
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: What Does Your Poop Say About Your Evolution, and Other Ecological Connections to the Microbiome. What does the bacteria in animal guts have to do with ecology? It turns out quite a bit more
0000-0002-8715-2896Source: Is Intentional Extinction Ever the Right Thing? Consider this. It may be possible to eliminate some of the world’s deadliest diseases, save 2.7 million human lives per year, and save millions more from getting
Source: Science By Donation: Tips for successful research crowdfunding What does it take to get ordinary people to fund your science? This is the third in a series of posts that will explore the