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Reuters reporter discusses the extinction crisis with Stuart Pimm

Reuters reporter discusses the extinction crisis with Stuart Pimm

Reuters reporter Ben Gruber sat down with Dr. Stuart Pimm to discuss the implications of a recent paper on extinction in Science Magazine he lead-authored, published at the end of May 2014. In this recorded video story, Pimm discusses how he determined the current rate of the extinction and compared it to the extinction of […]

By June 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Zoe Jewell and Sky Alibhai of WildTrack Profiled in Duke Environment Magazine

Zoe Jewell and Sky Alibhai of WildTrack Profiled in Duke Environment Magazine

Zoe Jewell and Sky Alibhai are the founders of WildTrack, a non-profit dedicated to humane and effective wildlife tracking and identification.

By April 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
VIDEO: Microsoft Research’s Lucas Joppa Discusses Computational Ecology and Conservation

VIDEO: Microsoft Research’s Lucas Joppa Discusses Computational Ecology and Conservation

In a revealing interview, linked at the bottom of this post, Lucas Joppa of Microsoft Research discusses how he came to unite his passion for conservation with the tools of computational ecology to help protect the world’s biodiversity. He also details how the models he helped developed have influenced conservation decision-making, including how remote sensing, […]

By December 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Jenkins joins Brazil’s Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (IPÊ)

Jenkins joins Brazil’s Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (IPÊ)

Clinton Jenkins (2002) has joined the Instituto de Pesquisas Ecológicas (IPÊ) (Institute for Ecological Research), a Brazilian-born NGO located in Nazaré Paulista, São Paulo state, Brazil. Jenkins will continue his current research program, while focusing more on the Atlantic Coastal Forest biodiversity hotspot. A new line of research will be assessing how the land use […]

By October 29, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Family news! June 2010

Family news! June 2010

Stuart just shared the following Family News… German will be spending the summer at Duke, where his biological family is about to double in size, any day. Marion is still partially resident in A201, though employed by Lisa Curran of Stanford. Emily Buenger is now joining The Family, having spent the last year at Duke, […]

By June 8, 2010 0 Comments Read More →