Wieteke A. Holthuijzen, a doctoral student in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, is the first author on a new research study in PLOS on the diets of house mice and their conservation threat on islands.
Read the article here: https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0293092
New study shows more species can be saved if policy-makers and private donors allow even a little more flexibility in where conservation funds can be spent
Paper by EEB Professor Dr. Paul Armsworth and colleagues “Multiplying the impact of conservation funding using spatial exchange rates”
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Dr. Susan Kalisz, former head of the EEB department, along with Cary Staples of the School of Design and Tim Arment from the College of Architecture and Design have created the UNDERstory board game based on their long-term research. The game has received a lot of attention, and the creators are finalists for a 2023 James Paul GEE! Award!
Check out the game here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yD0fSBNVfiQ
and vote for UNDERstory to win the GEE! Award here: https://forms.gle/R3KEi7AFbDA6NRy49
EEB’s Dr. Stephanie Kivlin joins her collaborators in announcing the release of their new report, “Microbes in Models.” Climate change threatens all life on Earth. The report outlines top challenges to overcome to better incorporate microbial processes into Earth system models and improve model projections that inform climate change mitigation actions. Read more here: https://eeb.utk.edu/wp-content/uploads/2023/06/Microbes-in-Models-Report_FINAL.pdf
Read Dr. Keck’s article “Erosion of heterogenous rock drives diversification of Appalachian fishes” here: