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  • Ecological careers in nature‐based non‐governmental organizations

    • Jul 19, 2019

    A parcel of land in northeast Ohio recently came into the crosshairs of a natural gas pipeline company. Land owners on either end of the proposed route had already signed contracts. The first

  • Ecology careers in ecotourism

    • May 21, 2019

    In the tiger reserves of central India, fleets of four‐wheel‐drive vehicles carrying tourists hurtle over the dirt roads, causing substantial disturbance to wildlife. At the same time, however, the

  • NEON scientist: a new career choice in ecology

    • May 17, 2019

    It's 8:30 am and a touch chilly at –32°C and I'm standing around at the Caribou‐Poker Creeks Research Watershed site in central Alaska. I'm waiting while the space heater that's set up under a

  • All of life's experiences count at a biological field station

    • May 17, 2019

    Balancing limpet‐encrusted rocks on a rusty cart, I maneu‐vered my cargo up a steep ramp and into the seawater tanks at the Marine Biological Station in Millport, Scotland. It was the mid‐1970s and I

  • A career in environmental informatics and environmental data science

    • May 17, 2019

    While pursuing my PhD, I surveyed a community in India whose drinking water had been contaminated by arsenic. My goal was to incorporate socioeconomic, demographic, and other sociopsychological

  • Ecological careers at Federally Funded Research and Development Centers

      Scientific breakthroughs at Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) can lead to changes in policy and affect funding priorities for ecological research. For example, while the