Undergraduate Lindsay Martinez spent her summer working on her senior thesis project at the Mpala Research Centre in Kenya. She is looking at the parasitization of plains zebras and the endangered Grevy’s zebras by a gastrointestinal parasite called a strongyle.
Graduate student Ciro Cabal is trying to understand the ecosystem dynamics of the shrubland biomes, and concretely some endogenous and exogenous causes of its existence and physiognomy. Among the endogenous causes, I am interested in disentangling the role of the optimization of individual reproduction allocation in woody plants, developing...
PhD student Ian Miller spent part of his summer outside of Crested Butte, Colorado, studying wild flax and its fungal rust pathogen.
An essay by Alexandra DeCandia, Andy Dobson, and Bridgett vonHoldt argues for more widespread adoption of diverse molecular methods – examining host and parasite genetics, epigenetics, and microbiome – in studies of wildlife disease.
The new Princeton course “Agriculture, Human Diets and the Environment,” which debuted in spring 2018 and was taught by EEB professor Daniel Rubenstein, seeks to prepare students for a future where society will have to secure more nourishment on a planet running increasingly short on the land and resources needed to provide it.
When Princeton University senior Alana Reynolds arrived in Mozambique last June to conduct fieldwork for her thesis, she realized that she had to see elephants differently if she wanted to help protect them.
As part of Princeton Environmental Institute's Grand Challenges program, the Climate and Energy Challenge addresses alternative energy and energy efficiency, challenges in climate dynamics, and the effects of climate change on Earth's ecosystems.