The American alligator and its importance to the Florida Everglades

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Adam Rosenblatt is one of three ESA 2012 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. His Ph.D. research at Florida International University focuses on American alligators and their role in the Florida Everglades ecosystem. Here, he discusses his research, its relevance Read more ›

The importance of managing exotic invasive plants

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 Sara Kuebbing is one of three ESA 2012 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. Her Ph.D. research at the University of Tennessee focuses on invasive plant species and their impacts on ecosystems. Sara discusses her research and its relevance to Read more ›

Learning the lingo of science communication that resonates

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Elena Bennett is Assistant Professor with the Department of Natural Resource Sciences and McGill School of Environment at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Here, she discusses her participation in the Aldo Leopold Leadership Program and how the experience informed her perception Read more ›

Habitat Corridors Help Preserve Wildlife in the Midst of Human Society

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Daniel Evans is one of three ESA 2011 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. His Ph.D. research at the University of Washington focuses on habitat corridors and the impacts of habitat fragmentation on ecosystems. Daniel discusses his research as well Read more ›

Weighing the Long-term Implications of Mountaintop Removal Mining

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Michael Levy is one of three ESA 2011 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. His Master’s research at West Virginia University focuses on the ecological implications of surface mining and the impacts of existing mining regulations on ecosystems. Michael discusses Read more ›

Environmental Justice: Merging Earth Stewardship with Social Justice

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Kellen Marshall-Gillespie is one of three ESA 2011 Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA) winners. Her Ph.D. research at the University of Illinois-Chicago focuses on applying ecological theories to social justice and environmental sustainability.  Kellen talks about her experiences in public Read more ›

Capitol Hill testimony: Addressing climate change may foster economic recovery

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Dr. Knute Nadelhoffer, an ecological researcher with 30 years of experience, currently serves as the Director of the University of Michigian Biological Station in Pellston, Michigan in the center of the Great Lakes Basin. He is also a professor in Read more ›

Investing for the Future: Federal Science Funding and its Benefits for Communities

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Alexis Erwin is one of this year’s three ESA Graduate Student Policy Award winners. Her Ph.D. research at Cornell University focuses on plant reproductive strategy and is supported by a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.  Alexis talks about Read more ›