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5th grade students thankful for Skype session with CanopyMeg

Fifth grade students at Blue Point Elementary School in Blue Point, New York had the opportunity to Skype with CanopyMeg and ask great questions.
Their teacher, Stacey Loeffler, stated the following: “Thank you so very much, Dr. Lowman! Our students are so thankful that they had the opportunity

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New Conservation Project in Malaysia

Dr. CanopyMeg Lowman is heading up a biodiversity survey in Penang, Malaysia with approximately 45 local and international scientists. Their mission is to tally the species living on Penang Hill, beloved by the citizens of Georgetown and within a 15 minute drive of approximately 2 million people.

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Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love

Dr. Meg Lowman is one of twenty conservation experts featured in a new book by Lori Robinson and Janie Chodosh. Just in time for Earth Day, Wild Lives: Leading Conservationists on the Animals and the Planet They Love is now available on Amazon and in bookstores nationwide.

Today

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Meet the creature that can survive in outer space

From The World Weekly:
New research has now emerged showing that water bears have a novel way of preserving themselves through droughts, using a unique protein known as tardigrade-specific intrinsically disordered proteins (TDPs). When wet, TDPs are a jelly-like substance, but in drought conditions water bears curl up

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5th Graders in Ohio Read about CanopyMeg’s Research and Meet a Scientist!

Amber Hershberger is a fifth grade language arts teacher at Faircrest Memorial Middle School in Canton, Ohio. She and her class read and studied a book about CanopyMeg titled, “The Most Beautiful Roof in the World.” The students also had the opportunity to ask CanopyMeg questions during

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CanopyMeg interviewed by KQED in San Francisco, CA on International Women’s Day

Dr. Meg Lowman talks about her “Life in the Treetops” and Women in Science during an interview on KQED Radio’s Forum.

Meg Lowman has spent her life climbing trees. Wearing a helmet and harness, Meg will often scale 200 feet above the ground, exploring the canopies of trees

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PhD position available – Tropical Ecology and Conservation – University of Florida

Below is an announcement by Brett Scheffers regarding a PhD position available in his lab. The student will study tropical ecology and conservation with an emphasis on animals living in the canopy of rainforests. There is flexibility in field locations but options include Madagascar, Brazil, Colombia,

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Live broadcast of Forum with Michael Krasny at California Academy of Sciences

UPDATE: You can listen to the interview with Dr. Lowman here.

Join KQED at the California Academy of Sciences for a live broadcast of Forum with Michael Krasny.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (PST)
San Francisco, CA
Guests (subject to change):

Academy Executive Director Jonathan Foley on

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Meg Lowman to Skype with Mr. White’s classes from viral special handshake video

Did you notice Dr. Meg Lowman’s name anywhere in this viral video? Dr. Lowman will be Skyping with Mr. White’s science classes in Charlotte, NC very soon!

Update 2/13/2017: A photo from Mr. White’s class having their first Skype session with Dr. Lowman:

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Berea College welcomes Dr. Lowman

From Bereaonline.com:
“Berea College welcomes the public and campus community to a convocation featuring Dr. Margaret Lowman, Director of Global Initiatives, and Lindsay Chair of Botany at the California Academy of Sciences, as she discusses the connection of canopy exploration and forest conservation.”
The Convocation with Dr. Meg Lowman

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