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Conservation issues in Oregon (student guest post)

This month I am highlighting some entries from the journals of EES-28 students.  If students put together a particularly well-written and thoughtful entry, they are given the option of editing it and putting it here for others in the class (and the world) to see. 711 more words

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Divestment from fossil fuels (student guest post)

Over the next month, I hope to post some of the highlights from the journals of EES-28 students.  If students put together a particularly well-written and thoughtful entry, they are given the option of editing it and putting it here for others in the class (and the world) to see. 556 more words

Conservation & Biodiversity (EES-28)

Tweeting for conservation and biodiversity

Reading about using twitter in a course. Feeling tempted. Can it really promote idea exchange outside of class? Anyone done it? Thoughts?

— Bob Booth (@StatelyTrees) …

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Monteverde memories (student guest post)

“Couldn’t stay in bed so I went outside around 5am. No one was around so I had a chance to take a deep breath and enjoy the surroundings.

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Tweeting about dung...

Students in an introductory course on conservation and biodiversity listened to a podcast discussing the use of dung fungus spores preserved in lake sediments to examine the timing, characteristics, and potential causes of the Late Pleistocene megafauna extinction event in North America.   84 more words

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Happy Birthday Alfred Russel Wallace

Alfred Russel Wallace, the “father of biogeography,” was born on this day in 1823. Check out a fantastic collection of his work at http://wallace-online.org… 72 more words

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