“Climb UP – How to Raise a Girl Scientist” – TEDx Livermore Talk by Dr. Meg Lowman

In this TEDx talk Dr. Lowman shares her journey as one of the pioneers of studying trees ‘where they live’ – in the canopy. Sharing her wisdom and humor in her pursuit of time management (balancing children and data), and setting trail for women scientists and global impact, this trail-blazing arbornaut informs and inspires as we work to meet the challenges of disappearing forests worldwide.

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“STEM: Women Are All Over It” Kickstarter Project

Love science? Want to wear a shirt covered in women? How about a shirt covered in some of the most notable women in STEM! The list includes TREE Foundation CEO canopy scientist, Meg Lowman! The full list of STEM women covering the shirt: Ada Lovelace Alice Ball

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CanopyMeg speaks to students in India about forests

Future canopy scientists of India? Through digital connectivity, CanopyMeg spoke to approximately 2000 students in India last night. Explorers and colleague Bhaskar Krishnamurthy master-minded a multiple school virtual assembly, and the students all lined up with questions about forests. Thrilling at both ends, and the kids asked

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You can name this newly discovered bark beetle

Cactopinus n. sp.

UPDATE: The winner of this species auction is “rhettbutleri” and was paid by an anonymous donor. Here is an incredible opportunity to name a newly discovered species of bark beetle! We will be accepting bids for this name-a-species auction up until March 1st at midnight. You may

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Life on tree-tops

Article below written by Bhaskar Krishnamurthy which features Dr. Lowman and her work in the canopies. Often considered the eighth continent of our planet, canopies across the world harbour more than 30% of the Earth’s living fauna, and yet remain one of the least studied areas till

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