Talking Story: Using narrative to bring ecology home


ESA Graduate Student Policy Award Winner Colin Phifer on telling the “stories of science” to encourage public engagement Read more ›

Asian Carp Two Ways: The Politics and Science of Ecological Risks


An ESA grad student discusses the Asian carp from a policy and scientific perspective and how his background in law has informed his research in endangered species Read more ›

Picture Your Grant on the Hannity Show: David Inouye on why basic research isn’t a bridge to nowhere


David Inouye on having his NSF grant singled out as wasteful spending by Senators Coburn and McCain and political commentator Sean Hannity. Read more ›

Tradeoffs in Urban Ecology: A Local Take on Global Change


New ESA Podcast: The Ecologist Goes to Washington. Dr. Diane Pataki discusses the role of ecology in urban resource management decisions. Read more ›

ESA Graduate Students & Policy


In this month’s installment of The Ecologist Goes to Washington, graduate students Rebecca Chaplin-Kramer (UC-Berkeley) and Matthew Trager (U. of Florida) talk about their two-day Capitol Hill experience as winners of the Ecological Society of America’s 2008 Graduate Student Policy Read more ›