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Skype Session with Rainforest Scientist, Meg Lowman

Blue Point Elementary students

Blue Point 5th graders recently hosted a Skype Session right in their classroom! On Thursday, April 2nd, the 5th graders at Blue Point were eager to share their love of the rainforest by hosting a video conversation. They were so fascinated with just seeing themselves on the computer

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A Visit From a Science Rock Star

As thousands of festival-goers flock to Coachella over the next two weekends, rock stars are on many minds across the country. But here in San Francisco, I’ve been reflecting on a different kind of groupie-worthy icon — the one and only E. O. Wilson, champion of conservation,

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ENCHANTED EARTH – An Evening with Dr. Sylvia Earle and Dr. Meg Lowman at Tampa Theatre on April 30

Enchanted Earth e-card

2 of America’s Most Beloved Explorers, 1 Enchanced Evening, Tales of a Lifetime
From the blue heart of the planet to its highest forest canopies, travel to the breathtaking frontiers of Enchanted Earth with two of America’s most beloved explorers. Join us for an intimate evening with oceanographer

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EO Wilson Visits World’s Largest Indoor Living Rain Forest – at California Academy of Sciences

EO Wilson visited the California Academy of Sciences and toured the living rain forest with CanopyMeg. These photos illustrate that, even as an octogenarian, EO Wilson revealed a child’s sense of wonder when he experienced the amazing biodiversity of the Cal Academy rain forest and also the

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CanopyMeg talks to schools about the rain forest canopies

“CanopyMeg,” Kilby Laureate, talks to schools throughout Texas about her exploration of rain forest canopies. Kids and classrooms connected virtually to California Academy of Sciences.

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Women’s History Month PSA on KTVU featuring Dr. Meg Lowman

In honor of Women’s History Month 2015, KTVU features California Academy of Sciences’ Dr. Meg Lowman in a PSA for her achievements in canopy and scientific research and as a role model for women in science.

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California Academy of Sciences celebrates their 3 women scientists for International Women’s Day!

California Academy of Sciences celebrates their 3 women scientists for International Women's Day!

Dr. Meg Lowman, Chief of Science and Sustainability at the Academy, started out researching leaves, but when insects thwarted her work, she became fascinated.

Biodiversity is all around us, even in our homes, says Academy researcher and entomologist Michelle Trautwein.

Academy microbiologist Shannon Bennett discusses the importance of studying

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Researchers, locals work together to save Ethiopia’s ‘church forests’

Article published at Mongabay.com by Heather D’Angelo on March 3, 2015 about Dr. Lowman’s work with forest conservation in Ethiopia.
Presenting a workshop on ecosystem services to a roomful of priests in Ethiopia may seem like an unlikely scenario for a conservation biologist to end up in, but

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“Climb UP – How to Raise a Girl Scientist” – TEDx Livermore Talk by Dr. Meg Lowman

In this TEDx talk Dr. Lowman shares her journey as one of the pioneers of studying trees ‘where they live’ – in the canopy. Sharing her wisdom and humor in her pursuit of time management (balancing children and data), and setting trail for women scientists and global impact, this trail-blazing arbornaut informs and inspires as we work to meet the challenges of disappearing forests worldwide.

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Monarch butterflies in peril

Nature's Secrets by CanopyMeg

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe. — John Muir
You don’t have to be a scientist to know and love the monarch butterfly. That iconic, fluttering orange-and-black creature represents a harbinger of summer, of happiness,

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