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.
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!
Watch the Spring 2021 Applied Ecology Minors Research Symposia
Watch the graduating class of 2021 applied ecology minor students present their research experiences.
Emily Nastase Awarded NCAUG Graduate Scholarship
Congratulations to Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology master's student, Emily Nastase, for her North Carolina ArcGIS Users Group (NCAUG) Graduate Scholarship!
Mariely Vega Gómez Selected for NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Congratulations to Ph.D. student, Mariely Vega Gómez, for earning a NSF GRFP! Learn more about her research with the Ramírez Lab.
What’s Killing Weakfish?
Natural mortality — not fishing — has kept weakfish stock in decline. Read more about Jacob's Krause's research on this important species.
Connecting the Spots for Conservation of Key Deer
Applied Ecology minor student, Julia Jacobs, has pubished her work on Key deer conservation. Congratulations, Julia!
Undergraduate Research Opportunities for Summer and Fall 2021
Updated: March 12, 2021 Below are research opportunities for undergraduate students looking to gain additional experience in their fields of study. These opportunities fulfill the AEC 492/493 Learning Experience requirement for Applied Ecology minor students. All below opportunities are available to any undergraduate […]
AEC’s REU Grant in Tropical Ecology Renewed
The Tropical Ecology REU program run by Alonso Ramírez is currently accepting applications!
The Future of Wilderness
This student post by Bradley Allf asks what is the wilderness of the future? What is the future of conservation sentiment? And how will our stories and imaginations be impacted by the changes we make to wilderness?