Michelle Jewell

Sep 21, 2020

Lizards, Convergent Evolution and Life After Humans, an Interview with Jonathan Losos

ROb Dunn sit with Jonathan Losos to learn about how anoles became the kings of convergent evolution and what that means for future life on Earth.

Sep 15, 2020

Lessons from the Climate-Change Induced Collapse of Angkor Wat

In the simple telling, climate changed and the society of Greater Angkor couldn’t cope. Collapse followed.

Sep 9, 2020

Landing the Best Fish Consumption Advisory Signs for Sport and Subsistence Anglers

Simpler is better when it comes to letting people know which fish are unsafe to eat.

Aug 11, 2020

Matthew Damiano Selected to be a National Fisheries Fellow

Congratulations to Matt Damiano for being one of just ten students to be selected for the 2020 Fisheries-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship.

Aug 10, 2020

Video: Meet the New Faculty of 2020!

The incoming class of 2024 aren't the only newbies on campus! The Department of Applied Ecology has welcomed three new assistant professors to the team. Watch the live Q&A here!

Jul 28, 2020

Applying Insights from Ecology and Evolutionary Biology to the Management of Cancer, an Interview with Athena Aktipis

Prof. Rob Dunn sits with Dr. Athena Aktipis to discuss how the secret to treating cancer may lie in the evolutionary biology of all multi-cellular organisms.

Jul 17, 2020

Climate Change Will Decrease Prescribed Fire Opportunities in Southeastern US

Land managers will have fewer opportunities to conduct controlled, prescribed burns in the southeastern United States under two climate change scenarios.

Jun 17, 2020

What Is Causing Caribbean Rainforests To Dry Out?

In 2015, the Caribbean experienced the most severe and widespread drought ever recorded in 50 years, giving researchers an opportunity to study the causes and effects.

Jun 13, 2020

How PFAS May Be Threatening The Conservation Of An Imperiled Fish

Robust redhorses are extremely rare fish and a recent study found that their home river is contaminated with PFAS.

Jun 5, 2020

PFAS Present Throughout The Yadkin-Pee Dee River Food Chain

Applied Ecology researchers found per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in every step of the Yadkin-Pee Dee River food chain.