Laura Adamovicz

Laura Adamovicz

Jun 28, 2019

Group 6 Copy 159
0
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    RNA viruses cause several important diseases in humans and animals (e.g. West Nile, Ebola, rabies) and are associated with significant mortality in captive reptiles. However, these viruses are understudied in wild reptile populations and their effects on individual survival and population stability are unknown. We aim to test wild state-endangered Blanding's turtles for RNA viruses to determine their health effects and support effective conservation strategies.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    How does hemlock tree decline impact bird bioindicators and ecosystem condition?

    An invasive insect, the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA), is causing Eastern Hemlock tree decline in the Appalachian...

    Where is pollution entering the Chesapeake Bay watershed?

    Pollution enters waterways just as cars enter highways - through connection points. Targeting those points that...

    Do turtles have enough variation in adaptive genes to keep pace with climate change?

    Climate change is expected to have impacts on biodiversity worldwide. Many species will be faced with a choice...

    Campaign Ended

    An ecology project funded by 43 people