Conservation stories from the front lines

By: Liza Gross, Annaliese Hettinger, Jonathan W. Moore, and Liz Neeley The stories of science are told many ways, in many places. Scientists share the ups and downs of the research process over raucous conference cocktails and long hours on the road, across lab benches and conference call lines, and around campfires after long days in … More Conservation stories from the front lines

Confronting Conservation’s Wicked Challenges through Story

My family is sick. All four of us – at different times, but consistently –  have been sick over the last three months. Our friends, neighbors, and community are sick too. That’s because we live in the same ravaged landscape. We don’t live near a toxic Superfund site. We don’t live in a coal-mining community, … More Confronting Conservation’s Wicked Challenges through Story

ESA SciComm Section puts the human element front-&-center in #MySciComm blog series

Science Communication is an emerging career path with diverse entry points and skillsets. Have you ever read about a science writer, filmmaker, or blogger and wondered, how in the world did they get THAT job? Or more importantly, how in the world can I get that job? The ESA Science Communication (“SciComm”) Section was founded to address these questions and … More ESA SciComm Section puts the human element front-&-center in #MySciComm blog series

#MySciComm

As Secretary for the Ecological Society of America Science Communication Section I help curate a SciComm blog. Drawing inspiration from the #MySci hashtag, we launched a series called #MySciComm. Our goal is to explore the personal and professional journeys of science communicators, including the joys, struggles, and helpful resources that surfaced along their way. Read my contribution to … More #MySciComm

Crossing Divides: Collaborations to advance geospatial research and improve our world

At its core, geography is the study of how humans use and interact with the Earth. But as a discipline, geography has evolved over the last several decades with the advent of geospatial science, an outgrowth of traditional cartography. And geography in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences has transformed as well. Five … More Crossing Divides: Collaborations to advance geospatial research and improve our world