One of the creepiest topics in parasitology is that of parasites that alter the behavior of their hosts, essentially leading to suicidal behavior.
Most flowering plants spend resources on rewards for pollinators like sugary nectar. Others don’t bother, and rely on trickery instead.
If you love stunning nature photography, you'll love standingoutinmyfield. The blog is written by a very good friend of mine who is also an ecologist. A recent skype call with her actually got moderately derailed when I pulled up her blog and got distracted by pictures of her recent trip to Kenya.
This year we decided to experiment with building a low tunnel in our community garden plot. The design parameters were 1) something inexpensive and 2) something with components that could be easily stored in our apartment during the off-season.
My spouse and I just moved from Ithaca, NY to St. Paul, MN. I had known leading up to our move to Ithaca that it was a hippy Mecca, but we’ve been pleasantly surprised to learn about the forward-thinking resources in the Twin Cities.