Scientist, Author, Educator, Tree Canopy Biologist

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Meg Lowman – September 14th at 1pm EST on Google Hangouts

Join “Canopy Meg” and learn about the world of biodiversity high above the floor of the rainforest and the innovations that allow this challenging ecosystem to be studied.

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Go Conscious Earth campaign to provide safe drinking water to Democratic Republic of Condo

Godi Godar and Go Conscious Earth have spent much of the last couple years working to protect pristine rainforest on Lac Tumba in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
With the incredible support from people like you, we have saved one million acres!
Now we need to help the

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

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

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

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”

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

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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