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Monthly Archives: January 2012
Writing about green roofs as habitat for insects reminded me of an awesome idea I saw last month at the International Congress for Conservation Biology in Auckland, New Zealand (an amazing conference that inspired me to start this very blog!). … Continue reading
We need to halt the loss of species, right? Right. We should start building more sustainably to both reduce habitat destruction and create new habitat. It would be a giant waste of energy and resources to tear down and rebuild unsustainable buildings. … Continue reading
You have probably heard of “green roofs” by now and they are just one of the many ways we can better design our dwellings to help biodiversity. Green roofs are popping up all over the world: San Francisco, Chicago, London, … Continue reading
Made from 100% non-dyed Golden Orb spiders from Madagascar, incredible! After a friend sent this to me, I marveled at the beauty of the artwork and thought about the potential conservation value of this spider-human partnership. In ecology we often … Continue reading
Here is a video of me(!) giving answers to interview questions about my Ohlone tiger beetle (OTB) research. The interview was conducted by the journalist Jerry Kay.
I was going to blog about the contents of a new article by Pedro Cardoso in the journal Biological Conservation, but I just found an NYT article with better coverage, check it out! Where is the love for bugs? By … Continue reading