Cara Kowalchyk Wins 2022 CSGS Master’s Thesis Award
Congratulations to AEC alum Cara Kowalchyk for being awarded the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools' 2022 Master's Thesis Award!
Collaborative Study Identifies Urgent Need to Prioritize Freshwater Biodiversity Research
Alonso Ramirez joins a team of researchers from 90 scientific institutions worldwide to call for better research and protection of freshwater biodiversity.
What Are Those Bug Tents Along the Greenway?
Have you noticed these tents along the greenway this summer? They're applied ecology in action with Sarah Parsons and Elsa Youngsteadt!
Climate Change-Induced Droughts Alter Animal-Driven Nutrient Cycles in Alpine Ponds
A new study by Jared and Brad as found that animal-driven nutrient flows critical to the functioning of pond ecosystems are under increasing threat from climate change.
$4 million used to rehouse endangered mussels in path of I-540 extension project
This conservation effort lead by Greg Cope et al. will help preserve mussel diversity – and keep our waters clean.
Greg Cope Recognized With Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society’s Meritorious Service Award
Congratulations to Greg Cope for being recognized with the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society's Meritorious Service Award.
The Evolution of Good Taste
Differences between the elemental composition of foods and the elemental needs of animals can explain the development of pleasing tastes like salty, umami and sweet. Learn more about this Applied Ecology research!
Linnea Andersen Inducted as a 2021 AIARD Future Leader Fellow
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Linnea Andersen for being selected as a 2021 Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD) Future Fellow!
New Research Measures Economic Losses from Further Declines in Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Albemarle-Pamlico Estuary
A new interdisciplinary report by Jie Cao and colleagues predicts the economic losses coastal communities in NC can expect over the next decade.
Watch the Spring 2021 Applied Ecology Minors Research Symposia
Watch the graduating class of 2021 applied ecology minor students present their research experiences.