Posts Tagged ‘ecology and evolutionary biology’

Study: Predators are sensitive to climate change

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

A study co-authored by Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Christine Janis shows how North American dogs evolved in response to climate and habitat changes in North America.
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Study assesses sustainability of Baja fisheries

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

A study led by Heather Leslie, the Peggy and Henry D. Sharpe Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, applies a “social-ecological systems” framework to examine the sustainability of fisheries in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur.
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Brown scientists examine ecological change at Easter Island

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Easter Island has experienced “profound change” in its marine ecosystem. Brown researchers Jon Witman and Robert Lamb traveled to the remote island to find out why.
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Scientists develop model for paleontology

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Specialized x-ray and simulation technology allow researchers to read the fossil record left by animals 200 million years ago. Read More

Biologist pursues microbes 2,500 meters under the sea

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

On Nov. 8, 2014, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Jeremy Rich descended 2,500 meters to the Pacific Ocean floor to explore the ecosystems of hydrothermal vents. Read More