Can we use phytoliths in modern savanna soil to understand past ecosystems?

Phytoliths are microscopic silica particles produced by plants that can be easily fossilized and preserved...

Revealing the feeding habits of dolphins using stable isotope analysis

How we find out what dolphins eat is by retrieving dead dolphins, collecting the contents of their stomach...

Are certain genotypes of Hawaiian corals associated with local oceanographic patterns?

We hypothesize that, even on extremely small-scales, there are genotypes in Hawaiian corals that are associated...

Refining and improving techniques to increase survival of macaw chicks using foster macaw parents in the wild

Scarlet Macaw populations are declining due to illegal trade and habitat loss 1, 2. Unfortunately, macaws lay...

Monitoring the movement of invasive lionfish

We hypothesize that invasive lionfish settle in typical nursery habitats before searching out deeper, colder...

Can spiders be used as bioindicators of environmental pollution in a geothermal area?

Geothermal stations cause emissions of pollutants into the environment and can cause damage to living organisms...

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