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From one R learner to another: Here are one ecologist’s five tips for getting started in R and staying in.
How to submit a competitive application for faculty positions at teaching-focused institutions.
Saving “The Bee” vs “The Bees”. A re-branding strategy to raise awareness to all wild bees, not just the honeybee. #TakeBackTheBee
Questioning the role of cover letters in the peer-review process by assessing their editorial value.
As scientists contemplate our role in communicating science to policy makers, we often forget the myriad ways that policy impacts our science and the systems we study. Every field site, ecosystem, and landscape in which we work reflects the legacy of international treaties, national and state laws, and land use programs. Our discussions regarding whether and how we engage in the policy process should reflect an awareness of the many ways that these policies drive what we see and do every day in our research.
Kelp forests are early indicators of not only climate change, but large-scale ocean change.