Tag Archives: biodiversity

For the birds!

This is a guest post by my partner and teacher-naturalist extraordinaire at Audubon New York, Laura Revilla. She gets to spend her time teaching 2-4th graders about NYC birds and their conservation. What is mating? That was a question a … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation solutions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Just call me the Science Advisor

I wanted to write a little about one very cool aspect of my job: science advisor to bio bulletins. It sounds exciting, and it is! I am a the scientific advisor, or conservation expert, for the videos that play in … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation solutions, General conservation issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day at the Museum

I am in my fourth week here at the American Museum of Natural History and as soon as I step off the subway, I am reminded of the importance of the work I and so many others do as conservation … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation solutions, General conservation issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

California Invertebrates

I am working on a section for a chapter of a book about California Ecosystems. This book will consist of different chapters for the different ecosystems in California, which include information on the biodiversity present in those ecosystems, but there … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation solutions, Insects! | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A place worth saving: Yasuni

I frequently discuss conservation in urban areas or areas where humans live and work- but that does not discount the value of more continuous swaths of nature with minimal human activities- the two forms of conservation are not and should … Continue reading

Posted in General conservation issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Carbon sequestration in Your Front Yard

When I was a kid, I would argue with my dad about the reasoning behind yard maintenance- why couldn’t we just not mow the lawn and let the plants grow!, I wondered. My dad, of course, thought that was a … Continue reading

Posted in Conservation solutions, General conservation issues | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

I fucking love biodiversity (new FB page to follow!)

Originally posted on ConservationBytes.com:
© G. Gallice A corker of an idea, and post, from Diogo Veríssimo. — I don’t like biodiversity. I like beef lasagna, I like the British museum and I like everything Jules Verne ever wrote.…

Posted in General conservation issues | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment