Researchers reveal need to examine link between two major environmental threats

A recently published study may guide the future of invasive species and hypoxia research

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Soil pioneer Coleman publishes memoir

University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology emeritus professor David C. Coleman has written a memoir, Rootin’ in the Rhizosphere: Growing up in Ecosystem Ecology.

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In Memoriam: Gary W. Barrett, 1940-2022

Gary W. Barrett, Odum Chair emeritus and former director of the UGA Institute of Ecology, passed away on April 10, 2022 in Athens, Georgia.

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Aquatic ecologist JoAnn Burkholder to deliver 2022 Odum Lecture at UGA

JoAnn Burkholder of NC State University will deliver the 36th Odum Lecture at the UGA Odum School of Ecology on Tue., April 12, 2022 at 4 PM.

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Joro spiders likely to spread beyond Georgia

New research from the Odum School of Ecology suggests that Joro spiders could spread beyond Georgia and colonize the entire U.S. East Coast.

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Into the woods: Class workdays teach students about invasive plants

Ecology students, led by Asst. Prof. Richard Hall, spent two workdays removing invasive plants to restore conditions in Oconee Forest Park.

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Researchers explore drivers of algal blooms and host-parasite dynamics in local pond ecosystems

Alex Strauss is studying how algal blooms interact with host-parasite dynamics to influence biodiversity of zooplankton in local ponds.

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Alumni Spotlight: Martinique Edwards, BS ’18

Alumni Spotlight: Martinique Edwards, BS ’18, discusses her path to becoming a CDC researcher, the importance of having an open mind–and parkour.

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Nutrients a larger factor than temperature in Colorado mountain stream ecosystems, study finds

An experimental study in 8 Colorado mountain streams found that nutrients play a greater role than temperature in driving ecosystem processes.

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Sustainable solutions could cut Georgia’s carbon footprint by 50% by 2030

Georgia’s sunshine, trees, agriculture and construction industries could help the state reduce its carbon footprint in half by 2030.

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