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

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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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CanopyMeg talks to schools about the rain forest canopies

March 24 ScholarCHIPS
Broadcast live from  the California Academy of Science with Dr Margaret Lowman, Chief of Science and Sustainability and world leader in Rainforest Canopy Research.

“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

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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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Forest Solutions Summit at the Cal Academy of Sciences on January 22, 2015

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From California Academy of Sciences (View/Download the Flyer):

Join us for a day of cutting-edge discoveries focusing on the status of the world’s forests, conservation challenges and management strategies to sustain them, followed by lively and collaborative discussions of actions and solutions with local and global forest experts.
Forest […]

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Name-a-Species Auction of New Tardigrade Species to benefit Ethiopian Forests

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The deadline to bid to name this new species of tardigrade (waterbear) is approaching. Deadline is December 21st! Hurry and bid now!
An incredible legacy gift this holiday season — name a species after your beloved spouse, favorite charity, or upcoming graduate! And by doing this, you will […]

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2015 Summer REU program in Ethiopia – Now Accepting Applications

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Below Travis Reynolds announces that applications are now being accepted for students to participate in an NSF site-based REU program at Colby College and in South Gondar, Ethiopia.
We are now accepting applications for a NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program based at Colby College and South […]

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OpenBiome Featured In The New Yorker Magazine’s Article – “The Excrement Experiment”

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Excerpt from “The Excrement Experiment“:
The inspiration for OpenBiome was a friend of Smith’s, an otherwise healthy man in his twenties who, in 2011, acquired C. difficile following gallbladder surgery. “He ended up on seven rounds of vancomycin over a year and half,” Smith told me. “He was […]

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Tardigrades publication by NSF undergraduates involved in the “Wheelchairs and Water Bears in Temperate Forest Canopies” program

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Congratulations to my undergraduates from our NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates grant “Wheelchairs and Water Bears in Temperate Forest Canopies” for their first publication! This article describes a new species of tardigrade from the trees of Kansas, illustrating that discoveries are everywhere, even in our own backyards. […]

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Citizen Science Network iNaturalist Celebrates Millionth Nature Observation as it Launches New Visual Maps

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The California Academy of Sciences’ naturalist social network gets major revamp
SAN FRANCISCO (November 10, 2014) — This week, iNaturalist.org—the California Academy of Sciences’ online social network for naturalists—launched a new series of easy-to-navigate maps that connect people with the natural world like never before. This living record […]

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FREE Lecture at USF on Stool Banking, Poop Transplants, and Human Microbiome

A different kind of bank: the world of stool banking, poop transplants and the human microbiome

Come join us to learn about a different kind of bank. The world of stool banking, poop transplants, and the human microbiome.
WHAT: TREE Foundation’s Annual Fedder Environmental Lecture
TALK TITLE: A different kind of bank: the world of stool banking, poop transplants and the human microbiome
SPEAKERS: James Burgess […]

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