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Isolating Microplastics from Biofilm Communities: Connecting Project-Based Learning & Research

While there is not yet a standardized and validated methodology for characterizing microplastics, the protocol developed in this study uses methods for isolating and observing…

February 7, 2023

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Spatiotemporal variation in hunting in a riverine indigenous community in the Amazon.

ECo faculty Dr. Brian Griffiths' latest paper uses participatory mapping data from Maijuna hunters to model spatiotemporal variation in hunting patterns through the seasons. Dr.…

February 1, 2023

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The Washington, D.C., Area Ecosystem 2023

book covers many topics including biodiversity, conservation, climate change, endangered species, forests, gardens, geology, global change, history, meteorology, pollution,…

January 1, 2023

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Physical, landscape, and chemical properties of Amazonian interior forest mineral licks

A new paper co-authored by ECo faculty Brian Griffiths undertakes the largest survey of Amazonian mineral licks to date to determine the landscape, physical, and chemical…

October 21, 2022

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Differential Use of Game Species in an Amazonian Indigenous Community: Navigating Economics, Subsistence, and Social Norms

ECo Faculty Dr. Brian Griffiths has collaborated with the Indigenous Maijuna people in the Peruvian Amazon for several years. In his latest paper, "Differential Use of Game…

October 5, 2022

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Multiple crises halt progress as 9 out of 10 countries fall backwards in human development, UNDP report warns

The world must jolt itself out of its global paralysis to secure the future of people and planet by re-booting its development…

September 8, 2022

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Trickle-down climate risk regulation

In the US, the primary regulators of national and community banks are narrowly zeroing in on risks posed to the largest banks—those with over $100 billion in total consolidated…

September 1, 2022

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Structure of propagating high-stress fronts in a shear-thickening suspension

These results elucidate the complex structures associated with shear thickening and show that nonaffine flow, concentration fluctuations, and fluid migration are integral to the…

August 1, 2022

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Mitigating climate disruption in time: A self-consistent approach for avoiding both near-term and long-term global warming

This study clarifies the need for comprehensive CO2 and non-CO2 mitigation approaches to address both near-term and long-term warming. Pairing decarbonization with mitigation…

May 23, 2022

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Climate change increases cross-species viral transmission risk

Climate and land use change will produce novel opportunities for viral sharing among previously geographically-isolated species of wildlife. In some cases, this will facilitate…

April 28, 2022