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Why I was not one of the 141 scientists who objected to Davis et al.’s invasives comment in Nature

Last month, Mark Davis and 18 ecologists argued in a Comment published in the journal Nature that the native-versus-alien dichotomy in conservation is not only increasingly impractical, but potentially counterproductive. The authors acknowledged that while some invasive species (e.g. zebra mussels) have widely-documented negative impacts, the application of the “invasive” […]

I still play in the mud.

When Georneys announced that June’s Accretionary Wedge Global Carnival was “What’s your favorite geology word?” I knew that this would be the perfect launching post for this blog. As a physical geographer, an ice-age ecologist, and a frustrated English major, I have a lot of favorite geoscience words (where else […]