Nicholas School Blogs

Ecology Symposium comes to the Marine Lab


Graduate students, postdocs, and professors spanning multiple departments at Duke gathered at the Marine Lab for the 2nd annual Duke Ecology Symposium.

Let’s take the e out of fraecking!

I know of few environmental topics that engender more emotion than proposals to extract natural gas using hydraulic fracturing methods (i.e., fracking) to open up the pores in bedrock.

Day 5 – Last Day in Culebra

We started the day off a little differently. Instead of doing beach patrols of Brava and Resca, we p […]

Conversations in the dark

My back feels tight, cramped, the way that only riding in a packed van of 13 people with bags drivin […]

Nature Sounds

man in nature pic

What effect does human-made noise have on nature and wildlife? Is there any place left where you can escape human influence? I explore these questions in music and writing.

Life in Contrast

In our daily lives, we are surrounded by technology, with very few opportunities to truly disconnect […]

Day 8- Buck Island

After a night of patrolling for turtles on the beach (1 successful lay, 1 false crawl, and 1 turtle […]

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