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October 15, 2019
A clear jar is passed through the classroom, its brightly colored plastic contents tumbling around as it travels. Several third graders peer into the jar, trying to figure out what’s inside. “Is that a...
October 11, 2019
Do tropical ecology scientists now habitually offset their carbon emissions? Knowing what they do about the causes of climate breakdown and its (potential) impact on the Amazon rainforest – extreme events...
October 10, 2019
Dr. Steven “Steve” Kubiski sits at his desk, surrounded by the day’s work and his plant collection which runs the gamut from succulents to leafy tropicals. The shelves on the walls over his...
October 09, 2019
Education is crucial in creating positive impacts on our earth, especially now when we are facing mass extinction, global climate change, and outrageous amounts of pollution due to human choices. However, we are...
October 09, 2019
There is a vivid memory that has stuck with me ever since I did my first research project on animal behavior, back when I was still an undergraduate student. I remember reading study after study on the population...
October 09, 2019
“Was that a kitten I just heard in the surrounding chaparral? It sounded like a very young one too!” Anybody who knows me would understand my immediate elation at the prospect of finding a baby kitten...
October 09, 2019
As a teacher, there are few greater joys than summer. What most non-teachers don’t realize is that summer is also chock full of professional developments, trainings, prep, and meetings. One of the best...
October 09, 2019
T.E.R.I., Inc. is an organization aiming to create positive change in the lives of individuals with special needs and their families through Training, Education, Resource, and Innovation (T.E.R.I.). They enact...
October 09, 2019
My name is Joanna Volavka and I am in Miami University’s Advanced Inquiry Program here at San Diego Zoo Global. The focus of my studies is how narrative storytelling can be used to better communicate science...
October 08, 2019
What does release day feel like? The doors open and we wait. This is the moment we, and our many partners, have been working towards for months. It is also what the ‘alalā in the release aviary have been...

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