John Drake featured on NCEAS podcast
John Drake featured on NCEAS podcast

John Drake was a featured guest on the July 18 edition of the NCEAS Portraits podcast

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Odum Research featured in Sierra Club Magazine online
Odum Research featured in Sierra Club Magazine online

Research by Odum School doctoral candidate Molly Fisher was covered in Sierra Club magazine in an article published online on July 16, 2018. The story reports on Fisher’s recent paper in Ecology and Evolution about the number of mammal species remaining to be discovered worldwide.

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Chelsea Sexton, BS ’14, helps identify mudworms as potential vectors of domoic acid, a neurotoxin, in the Gulf of Mexico
Chelsea Sexton, BS ’14, helps identify mudworms as potential vectors of domoic acid, a neurotoxin, in the Gulf of Mexico

A new paper coauthored by Chelsea Sexton, BS ’14, finds that a neuorotoxin produced by microscopic algae and consumed by mudworms at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico could end up in human diets via fish and shellfish.

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Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership Announces Class of 2018
Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership Announces Class of 2018

The Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership (IGEL) has selected Katie Hill, Legal Services Associate at the University of Georgia River Basin Center, as one of 33 outstanding participants for its 2018 class.

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The American Alligator Project
The American Alligator Project

A team of UGA researchers is aiming to fill in some of those critical knowledge gaps with an in-depth study of American alligators in the Okefenokee Swamp.

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Scientists a step closer to predicting epidemics
Scientists a step closer to predicting epidemics

Ecologists at the University of Georgia have taken an important step in their efforts to develop an early warning system for infectious disease outbreaks. A team led by Eamon B.

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David Coleman honored by Soil Biology and Biochemistry
David Coleman honored by Soil Biology and Biochemistry

Scientific journal Soil Biology and Biochemistry has published a virtual special issue devoted to the work of David C. Coleman, Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus in the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology.

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Role of streams in carbon dioxide emission becoming hot topic as global temperatures rise
Role of streams in carbon dioxide emission becoming hot topic as global temperatures rise

As global temperatures rise, streams are becoming less capable of storing carbon and are instead releasing greater amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, according to new research led by University of Georgia ecologist Chao Song.

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Keysa Rosas-Rodriquez receives Fulbright for research in Mexico
Keysa Rosas-Rodriquez receives Fulbright for research in Mexico

Keysa Rosas-Rodriguez, a doctoral student in Integrative Conservation and Ecology, has been awarded a 2018-2019 Fulbright Student Program scholarship to conduct research in Tabasco, Mexico, to study how the conversion of land to palm oil production affects rivers and streams.

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Scientists predict number of undiscovered mammal species
Scientists predict number of undiscovered mammal species

There are probably 303 species of mammals left to be discovered by science, most of which are likely to live in tropical regions, according to a predictive model developed by a team of University of Georgia ecologists. Their research, recently published in Ecology and Evolution, could guide efforts to find and conserve these as-yet unknown species.

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