Monthly Archives: December 2012

Resolutions that help protect biodiversity

Happy New Year! I can’t believe it is 2013 and that I’ve been blogging for one year now! Whether you believe in New Year’s resolutions are not, most people like to improve themselves in some way and a new year … Continue reading

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My entire species is defined by me!

Here is your last (probably…) holiday video! This one is a great video explaining what a type specimen is, in song nonetheless! Enjoy!

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NRDC’s environmental victories of 2012

As the year comes to a close, it is important to look back on accomplishments, personal and as a collective species. The Natural Resource Defense Council put this video together to show their supporters what they’ve helped accomplish in 2012. … Continue reading

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The path of beetles atop their dung

I thought I’d post a few more videos for you all to enjoy…after all, it is the holidays! This video is a TED talk by Marcus Byrne about dung beetle behavior research. Marcus and his fellow scientists discovered why dung beetles dance … Continue reading

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All my friends are insects!

This is so cute and awesome! Please share with all the kids you know! or adults….

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Bugs in the City

In addition to the deadwood proposal I’ve written for my postdoctoral work, I have also written (and continue to write) a proposal on conservation of insects in urban areas- cities! City bug conservation is something that I’ve been thinking about for … Continue reading

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Peacock Spider of Australia!

As my friend says, cutest spider ever! Enjoy.

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