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09
Nov

Charles Darwin On Tour

If you think you see Charles Darwin roaming the streets this month, it might be Richard Milner, the singing Darwin scholar. Since his graduate school days, Milner, a science historian and author …

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02
Nov

How the Dinosaurs Lived

As a dinosaur paleontologist, evolutionary biologist, author, and educator, Scott Sampson‘s work reaches into the past, present, and future. While holding a dual position at the University of Utah and the university’s …

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30
Oct

Full Circle on the 38th Parallel

David and Janet Carle have completed the trans-America portion of their 38th parallel adventure. Over the past month they have explored how water, environment, and culture intersect at this latitude across the …

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19
Oct

Tracking the Elusive Monitor Lizard

Dragonlike and prehistoric-looking, monitor lizards, or varanids, are uncommonly intelligent: “I dare anybody to…look a monitor lizard in the eye. It’s looking back at you”, says Eric Pianka, lizard expert and co-author …

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16
Oct

Moving West on the 38th Parallel

David and Janet Carle, who set out last month on a worldwide tour of water and environment issues along the 38th parallel, are traveling west across the United States. After visiting the …

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07
Oct

Parallel Universe: 38º North

David and Janet Carle have embarked on worldwide journey along the 38th parallel, exploring how water issues, environment, and culture intersect at this central latitude. They will chronicle their journey on their blog, Parallel Universe: 38º North, as they travel from the United States through Japan, Korea, and China, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Greece, Sicily, Spain, and Portugal. Their experience will be the basis of a future UC Press book.

Janet and David Carle both worked as California State Park Rangers for more than 27 years. Janet is editor of the CA State Park Rangers’ Association newsletter, and David’s many books include Introduction to Air in California, Introduction to Fire in California, and Introduction to Water in California.

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