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Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

The Grants’ legendary explorations of the group of 18 bird species known as Darwin’s finches that populate the Galápagos island of Daphne Major — which is in an entirely natural state unaffected by humans — over four decades have produced an array of dazzling insights into evolutionary theory.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

“This is one of the only instances I’ve ever heard of where you can have cost-negative carbon sequestration,” said Timothy Treuer, co-lead author of the study and a graduate student in Princeton’s Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017

Researchers identify a common underlying genetic basis for social behavior in dogs and humans. Co-lead authors Bridgett vonHoldt, assistant professor in EEB, and Emily Shuldiner, a 2016 Princeton alumna, worked together to pinpoint the commonalities in the genetic architecture of Williams-Beuren syndrome and canine tameness.

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

Sims studied the coral reefs of Bermuda and found that nitrogen from polluted groundwater inhibits coral growth, but that healthy fish populations and relatively low levels of phosphate pollution have allowed the reefs to remain stable in spite of pollution coming from the groundwater.

Thursday, Jun 29, 2017

A pair of bald eagles in British Columbia’s Shoal Harbour Migratory Bird Sanctuary snatched up two red-tailed hawk chicks and brought them back to their nest — alive. While one hawklet became a meal, the other was fed by the eagles. “The fact that the eagles are feeding it is actually not surprising,” said Christina Riehl, a biologist at...

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

Edwin Carbajal ’14

Monday, May 22, 2017

In the spring course 'The Environment: Science and Policy,' Oppenheimer teamed up with ecology expert David Wilcove professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology...

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Twelve Princeton undergraduates will pursue internships and conduct research internationally this summer as Streicker Fellows. 

Friday, Apr 21, 2017

Earth Day 2017 is shaping up to be one of the most politically charged in a generation.

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