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Diaspore Dispersal by Wasps of the Genus Vespula

Dr. Dylan Orion Burge University of California Los Angeles Dr. Burge describes how he stumbled on to an odd behavior of Vespula wasps. He collected calycanthus seeds in Northern California and…

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The Genomics of Physiological Resilience in Killfish

Dr. Andrew Whitehead Department of Environmental Toxicology, UC Davis Dr. Whitehead studies the resistance and resilience of species to environmental stress exposure; he uses the killifish as his…

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Building Resilient Communities to Community-Based Research

Dr. Patricia Dutcher Dr. Dutcher describes case studies of local perspectives on water, energy, and climate. She discusses how local views can contribute to the policy and technology developments…

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A Natural Approach to Human Pathogen Suppression: Can Biodiversity Fill in the GAPs?

Matthew S. Jones PhD Candidate, Washington State University Matthew Jones presents alternatives to one-crop agricultural practices. He starts by explaining that research has shown that when there…

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Global Policy Series: The Environment

Dr. David Hassenzahl Dean, CSU, Chico College of Natural Sciences Dr. Dean Fairbanks Faculty, CSU, Chico Geography & Planning Department Dr. James Pushnik Faculty, CSU, Chico Biological…

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Stewardship in the Anthropocene

Dennis Dimick Executive Editor, Environment, National Geographic Magazine Scientists and others have begun calling the human-dominated era of the Earth’s history the Anthropocene, or…

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