Scientist, Author, Educator, Tree Canopy Biologist

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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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“Life in the Treetops” Seminar with Dr. Meg Lowman on 2/2/2017 at USF

Dr. Meg Lowman will be speaking at USF in Tampa, FL about rain forest conservation, science communication, and girls in science on Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 at 3:30pm.
This talk is free and open to the public.

Location is CMC 147 at USF Tampa
Address: 12010 USF Cherry Drive, Tampa

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Eye On The Environment: Drones for Conservation event at California Academy of Sciences on Sept. 17

New Technologies in Forest Conservation! The California Academy of Sciences will host Eye on the Environment: Drones for Conservation in San Francisco on September 17, 2015! Enjoy!

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WUSF’s Florida Matters: Highlights from “Enchanted Earth: An Evening with Syliva Earle and Meg Lowman”

Enchanted Earth highlights

The Tampa Theatre recently hosted “Enchanted Earth: An Evening with Syliva Earle and Meg Lowman.” The conversation with two of America’s most beloved explorers and conservationists was moderated by was moderated by WUSF’s Susan Giles Wantuck.
This week on Florida Matters (Tuesday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. and

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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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“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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Scientists, conservationists call for more inclusive efforts to save forests

From Mongabay.com:
A group convened by one of the world’s leading scientific institutions has issued a call for greater protection of primary forests and more inclusive approaches to conservation.
Last month the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco brought together 167 scientists, educators, civil society leaders, artists,

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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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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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Dr. Lowman’s keynote talk at the Taiwan Canopy Symposium

Figure 3 (left). Canopy walkway with tree support in Amazonian Peru

Life in the Treetops – Exploration of the World’s Canopies
by Dr. “CanopyMeg” Lowman
Chief of Science and Sustainability, California Academy of Sciences, USA
www.canopymeg.com | www.treefoundation.org | www.calacademy.org
Chinese version:
English version:
Our ancestors were tree dwellers. Throughout human history, people have taken to the trees as safe havens, sites of special

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