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CanopyMeg at Wildlife Conservation Awareness Day in Malaysia

CanopyMeg Lowman presented the keynote speech to launch the special Conservation Day in Malaysia, hosted by Her Royal Highness Raja Zarith Sofiah of Johor, Malaysia, on 2 April 2013.
Below are some images of the audience, the panel of prominent Malaysian government scientists and officials, and Dr. Meg

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Nature’s call becomes wake-up call at N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

From newsobserver.com:
Lowman has long worked to make science accessible. She built the nation’s only handicapped-accessible tree canopy walkway in Florida in 2000 to celebrate the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. And she recently won federal funding for a summer program that will allow her to

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Dr. Lowman chairing the Mobile Data Collaboration conference at NRC

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How I Climb Trees to Save Forests: Meg Lowman at TEDxNCSSM

The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics hosted “TEDxNCSSM” on April 13, 2013 as a celebration of human achievement and experience in a wide variety of fields. The Dean of Science, Dr. Amy Sheck, was the recipient of this TEDx license and served as the lead

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NC Museum of Natural Sciences is state’s top draw

From newsobserver.com:
RALEIGH, N.C. — Science bested history in North Carolina tourism choices last year, with the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences toppling the Biltmore mansion and gardens to become the most popular museum or historic site to visit in the Tar Heel State.
Attendance numbers from 2012 show more than

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Science Cafe – The Year in Science – December 27, 2012

Science Cafe panel discussion on the top science stories of 2012 at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.
On the panel: NASA/JPL ambassador Tony Rice (@rtphokie), WRAL-TV meterologist Nate Johnson (@nsj), Nature Research Center Director Meg Lowman (@canopymeg), NC State biology prof, author, writer Rob Dunn (@RobRDunn), and Curator of the

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Meg’s Wild and Wonderful World of Science

From the Spring 2012 issue of NC State Alumni Magazine:
Meg Lowman plans to take thousands of schoolchildren into the Amazon to study the rain forest. She wants to take them to Ethiopia, where she works to preserve what remains of the rain forest there. She also wants

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Untamed Science – Why Leaves Change Color

CanopyMeg helps explain why leaves change color in this Untamed Science video:

Every fall in the deciduous forests of the world, there is a miraculous change in the color of the leaves. The turn from green into brilliant shades of yellow, orange, red, and purple. Sometimes you can

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E.O. Wilson’s Global Town Hall at the Nature Research Center on December 13

E.O. Wilson’s Global Town Hall
A discussion with one of the greatest scientists of our time

WHO: Edward O. Wilson: world-renowned Harvard biologist, mentor of generations of scientists, champion of environmental conservation, and
YOU: students, educators, scientists, conservationists, photographers, storytellers, and engaged inhabitants of planet earth.
WHAT: Join E.O. Wilson as

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BugFest crawls into action in downtown Raleigh

From technicianonline.com:
Although many people may avoid or kill bugs during any other time of the year, more than 30,000 people swarmed the Museum of Natural Sciences, Jones Street and Edenton Street, drawn by meal worms, crickets and praying mantises this past weekend. BugFest, the museum’s largest annual

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