David R. Montgomery, author of Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations and professor of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington, was recently profiled as one of Sunset Magazine’s “10 Visionaries, Trendsetters, and Innovators” who are “redefining every aspect of gardening in the West—and changing the way we live, eat, and connect with one another.”
Montgomery was [more...]
Here’s the second Acquiring Eye post from Executive Editor Chuck Crumly, this time taking a good look at our Freshwater Ecology books and journals.
“The times, they are a changin’ “ — this cultural mantra is now becoming an ecological and environmental reality. Climate change is creating challenges that cross almost every imaginable barrier. The University of [more...]
For the second post in our Acquiring Eye series, Executive Editor Chuck Crumly has written about the Ornithology books and journals he has his eye on:
Almost all of us have experienced the delight of watching birds – listening to birds calling mournfully or happily or even unexpectedly, and enjoying their antics. For many, birds are [more...]
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Congratulations to Jonathan Losos, the author of Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree: Ecology and Adaptive Radiation of Anoles, for being awarded the Daniel Giraud Elliot Medal by the National Academy of Sciences.
Here’s the copy from the NAS announcement:
Jonathan B. Losos, the Monique and Philip Lehner Professor for the Study of Latin [more...]