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Watch how this Solo drone is used during a tree climbing expedition in Madagascar

The Cornell Tree Climbing Institute took Solo on an expedition to Madagascar, where they use it as a tool to plan safer and accurate climbing routes, scout trees in thick forests and help officials survey otherwise inaccessible areas in a national park. Bottom line: propellers > machetes.

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Tracking Big Cats in India

Meg Lowman, currently Chief of Science and Sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences, pioneered the science of canopy ecology.

When the last individual of a race of living things breathes no more, another Heaven and another Earth must pass before such a one can be again.—William Beebe
Celebrate International Tiger Day—July 29, 2016
In awe, we stopped dead in our tracks to gaze at the enormous impression in

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Sex Sizzles In The Summer

“The earth laughs in flowers.”–Ralph Waldo Emerson
An idyllic summer evening in nature evokes a smorgasbord of sights, smells, and sounds—golden sunsets, chirping crickets, light shows by blinking fireflies, and wafts of floral perfumes. For anyone who grew up in New England, this summer imagery may conjure a

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Dr. Meg Lowman elected in ESA’s 2016 fellows program

Dr. Lowman has been recognized for her service as a member of the Ecological Society of America (ESA) and for promoting the science of ecology.
From esa.org:
The Ecological Society of America (ESA) is pleased to announce its 2016 fellows. The Society’s fellows program recognizes the many ways in

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Field Report: Women in Science Summit 2016

D.C. Randle’s field report from the first annual Women in Science Summit hosted at the California Academy of Sciences.
This year, my friend and mentor, Dr. Meg Lowman asked me to join a panel session at the first annual Women in Science Summit hosted at the California Academy

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CanopyMeg on Ode to Evolution Podcast

Dr. Meg Lowman is one of the scientists that appears on the first episode of the new “Ode to Evolution” podcast. This podcast “blends art, storytelling, and science to bring you tales of evolutionary research happening right now – in a format that is accessible to all

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Williams College canopy walkway

Here are some views of our Williams College canopy walkway in Hopkins Forest, Massachusetts. It’s the first canopy walkway in North America and was built in 1992.

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Amazon Rainforest Workshop – Summer 2017

Amazon Rainforest Workshop 2016
Travel as a Citizen Scientist to the Amazon with California Academy of Sciences and Dr. Meg Lowman, Director of Global Initiatives & Senior Scientist in Plant Conservation & Michelle Trautwein, Assistant Curator, Entomology. Dates: July 24 to Aug. 3, 2017 “This is a non-stop workshop full ofRead more

Life in the lab

In her new book, Lab Girl, Hope Jahren transforms the sedentary, slow-growing lives of plants into a vibrant series of stories that are interwoven with tales of her own research career. “In the end, I am not sure which is more extraordinary, the plants or the woman

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Thirty Years Later – Tribute to Andrew Field

The following article is a canopy tribute to Andrew Field written by entomologist, Daniela Izera, who worked in Venezuela from 1978 until 1992.
I am an entomologist and I have worked in Venezuela from 1978 until 1992. During my stay I visited many of the Venezuelan universities; the

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