Connect with Nature on Earth Day

Meg Lowman, currently Chief of Science and Sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences, pioneered the science of canopy ecology.

Meg Lowman, a scientist and sustainability expert known as the “Einstein of the treetops”, says you should go outside and play. “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” -Rachel Carson When you think back

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Skype Session with Rainforest Scientist, Meg Lowman

Blue Point Elementary students

Blue Point 5th graders recently hosted a Skype Session right in their classroom! On Thursday, April 2nd, the 5th graders at Blue Point were eager to share their love of the rainforest by hosting a video conversation. They were so fascinated with just seeing themselves on the computer

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A Visit From a Science Rock Star

As thousands of festival-goers flock to Coachella over the next two weekends, rock stars are on many minds across the country. But here in San Francisco, I’ve been reflecting on a different kind of groupie-worthy icon — the one and only E. O. Wilson, champion of conservation,

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Name-a-Species auction for new Pygmy Borer with proceeds going to forest conservation

Hypothenemus n. sp.

Here is an incredible opportunity to name a newly discovered species of the Pygmy Borers bark beetles! We will be accepting bids for this name-a-species auction up until midnight on Friday, May 15th (EST). You may bid as many times as you like up until the conclusion of the auction. The proceeds from this auction will conserve forests of Ethiopia and train the next generation of conservation biologists!

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