If climate change was the star of the recently concluded Paris Climate Conference (COP21), ecology played a key supporting role.
Zoologist and Academy Fellow Allen M. Young reveals the delicate evolutionary dance between tropical butterflies and plants.
I looked over the edge of the boat at the slim shadows schooling below. Beneath the crystal blue water I could only make out their forms. Their shape, number, and the way they swam over and past one another reminded me of a bucket of minnows.
In the waters of Green Bay, a forty-year effort involving many stakeholders is balancing the needs of a modern shipping industry with the preservation of shoreline bird habitat.
Earnest leaned over the edge of the boat, trying to catch a glimpse of his rod and reel which were lying 20 feet down on the bottom of Snowbank Lake.
I’ve spent much of my professional life in Wisconsin working on water and related natural resources science and policy issues.
From a young age we’re taught about lakes and rivers. Most of us can describe what they are and why they’re important. We swim in them, catch fish in them, and build our cabins on their banks. We’re Midwesterners; we know about lakes and rivers.
150. 150 million years is how long lake sturgeon have inhabited the planet. $150 is the cost for a hydrophone used in the Wolf River back in 2011.
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