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Becoming an ecologist: A detour makes a difference

Note: I started this blog to update stories in my 2015 book, Tools for Critical Thinking in Biology, as new research was reported. This posting doesn’t serve that purpose, but instead is a reflection on the circuitous route that led … Continue reading

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Why I worry about climate change

In recent discussions, several friends have described why current events make them deeply pessimistic about the future. I usually respond that I’m an optimist; for example, I believe that our democratic institutions are strong enough to withstand assault from partisans … Continue reading

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