Upcoming Events

Biology Department Seminar

02/15/2016 03:00 PM

Dr. Benjamin Beck, Smithsonian: "Conservation of Small Populations of Nonhuman Primates"

Biology Department Seminar

02/22/2016 03:00 PM

Dr. Chris Craft, Indiana University: "Environmental Gradients, Ecosystem Services and Disturbance: The Life and Times of Coastal Wetlands"

Biology Department Seminar

02/29/2016 03:00 PM

Dr. EbenGoodale, Guangxi University, China: "Challenges and opportunities for bird conservation in an Asia-dominated century"

Latest News

Climate Change Threatens the Survival of Coral Reefs


The International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS)releases Consensus Statement on Climate Change and Coral Bleaching.

Overfishing is changing the world’s oceans, one predator at a time


Humans are changing marine ecosystems in different and unprecedented ways. As humans continue to alter the number of predators living in the oceans through overfishing and other activities, their prey and other parts of the marine ecosystem are also indirectly impacted, according to a new study published in Global Change Biology in October.

Research to expand knowledge of fish populations in a post-oil spill gulf


Kevin Boswell is on a mission to restore the health of the Gulf of Mexico as it continues to recover from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The marine scientist was recently awarded a grant by the Florida Institute of Oceanography’s Florida RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Program to study deep reef fish communities impacted by the oil spill.

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