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Annual Boething Lecture Presents: Nalini M. Nadkarni

April 22, 2015

Dr. Nalini Nadkarni is a Member of the Faculty at the University of Utah, where she teaches in the Biology Department. Her research is focused on the ecology of tropical and temperate forest canopies, particularly the role that canopy-dwelling plants play in forests at the ecosystem level.

The great tinamou is an evolutionarily-distinct bird that declines in farmland but thrives in tropical rainforest.

Diversified farming practices might preserve evolutionary diversity of wildlife

September 13, 2014

As humans transform the planet to meet our needs, all sorts of wildlife continue to be pushed aside, including many species that play key roles in Earth's life-support systems. In particular, the transformation of forests into agricultural lands has dramatically reduced biodiversity around the world.

A conversation between environmental scientist Paul R. Ehrlich and Michael Charles Tobias

Hope on Earth: A conversation between environmental scientist Paul R. Ehrlich and Michael Charles Tobias

May 31, 2014

Gothic, Colorado is the setting of Hope on Earth a conversation between environmental scientist Paul R. Ehrlich and Michael Charles Tobias. Butterflies, chickens, Jains, gorillas, circumcision, Kant, gun control, China, abortion, and vegetarianism are just some of the topics covered by their conversation.