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Interviews with WIC Seminar Alumni: Nate Kirk

Nate Kirk reflects on teaching Field Methods in Marine Ecology and Critical Thinking & Communication in the Life Sciences, which are both WIC courses.

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This saltwater trout evolved to live in freshwater—in just 100 years

Mark Christie (PhD 2009, OSU Zoology) and his team have discovered saltwater steelhead adapted to a freshwater habitat in about 100 years. "It would not be surprising to see the same adaptation in multiple species," commented Mike Blouin.

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OSU Biologist Advocates Ecological Approach to Improving Human Health

Matt Orr advocates a "restoration ecology" approach to improving human health. Doctors and their patients should focus on developing a healthy "ecosystem" to effectively fight chronic disease.

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A Drop in the Ocean?

"Today, we fish, mine, drill, and extract pretty much everyplace. As a result, the natural safe havens for wildlife have disappeared," says Jane Lubchenco in a recent paper on marine protected areas.

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ESA Selects 2018 Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award Recipients

Congratulations to Jenna Sullivan on receiving an ESA graduate student policy award! She will travel to Washington, D.C. for policy experience and training. 

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