Long-term data reveal impact of dams and drought on migratory shrimp in Puerto Rico

The combination of dams, droughts and dry seasons are making it harder for Puerto Rico’s migratory shrimp to complete their life cycle, according to a long-term study from UGA.

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Grant projects highlight interdisciplinary research

A research project led by Prof. Jeb Byers, “Mitigating Emerging Disease Impacts in Fisheries: Adaptive Strategies to Ensure a Safe, Healthy Seafood Supply,” was awarded one of seven 2020 Presidential Interdisciplinary Seed Grants at UGA.

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UGA Ecology Graduate Student Symposium is Jan. 31-Feb. 1

The Odum School of Ecology Graduate Student Symposium takes place Jan. 31-Feb. 1 in the Odum School auditorium. Alumna Rebeca de Jesús Crespo will deliver the keynote address.

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Focus on Faculty: Courtney Murdock

Courtney Murdock, an assistant professor with a joint appointment in the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Odum School of Ecology, studies the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases to inform predictions about disease patterns and interventions to disrupt transmission.

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Environmental Problem Solving class featured in AT Journeys

A story about the Field Program in Environmental Problem Solving appeared in the Fall 2019 issue of AT Journeys.

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Odum School of Ecology Graduate Student Symposium 2020 is Jan. 31-Feb. 1

The Odum School of Ecology Graduate Student Symposium 2020 will take place Jan. 31-Feb. 1 in the Odum School auditorium.

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Insects through the ages: Monitoring how urban aquatic insect communities change over time

River Basin Center doctoral student Denzell Cross is studying Atlanta’s aquatic ecosystems, comparing data collected in the 1970s from the same locations he’s sampling today to examine how insect communities in urban streams have changed.

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Odum School fall 2019 convocation celebrates newest graduates

The University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology recognized ten graduates at its fall 2019 convocation ceremony on Dec. 13 in Athens.

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Laurie Fowler: Pioneering Georgia’s environmental law

As a lawyer, educator and policy maker, Laurie Fowler, the director of policy for the River Basin Center, has had an impact on Georgia’s students and ecosystems that extends through decades.

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Zika epidemic likely suppressed dengue in Latin America

A new study by Postdoctoral Researcher Rebecca Borchering found that following a Zika outbreak, dengue cases are likely to drop sharply and then spike—a pattern that appears to be occurring in Brazil and Colombia in the wake of the 2015-2016 Zika epidemic.

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