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My Wild Life in Wildlife Surveys

My Wild Life in Wildlife Surveys

In the past few weeks, I’ve gotten to hold (and release) three song sparrows, a green frog, and a meadow jumping mouse on three very different field trips for my Wildlife Surveys class.

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Finding the common thread: Community-based Environmental Management in Oaxaca, Mexico

Finding the common thread: Community-based Environmental Management in Oaxaca, Mexico

Over Spring Break I traveled to Oaxaca, Mexico through a DEL class on Community-Based Environmental Management. In the midst of the unfamiliar food, music, and culture, I found a few common threads.

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Reflecting on AAAS 2015

Reflecting on AAAS 2015

A few weeks ago I traveled to San Jose to attend the annual AAAS meeting, one of the largest science conferences around. Here’s my take on the meeting and the role science communication had to play.

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Daily Poisons

Daily Poisons

What’s in the lotions, soaps, and shampoo I use every day? Are all those things bad for me? Turns out maybe so.

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Birding, Lemurs, and Taxidermy: A Day in the Life

Birding, Lemurs, and Taxidermy: A Day in the Life

Join me while I take you through A Day in the Life of a Nic Schooler. Every day brings its own exciting experiences, but this day was jam-packed with cool stuff.

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A Familiar Path, a New Perspective

A Familiar Path, a New Perspective

My first attempt at birding gave me a fresh look at a familiar forest and a new appreciation for the beauty of this complex ecosystem.

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It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine

How do we get people to care about climate change? Maybe we need to throw away the graphs and start telling stories.

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