ecology

Why lists of worldwide bird species disagree

Data gaps and species similarities may lead to undercounting biodiversity.


Warming climate slows tropical birds’ population growth rates

A 30-year study in Tanzania shows temperature-linked population declines in species important to forests.


Automatic trail cameras keep wildlife research going during pandemic

Researchers share how trail cameras enabled science to continue even without fieldwork


How do U…participate in crowdsourced science?

Join in research projects from the comfort of your own home.


Experiences south of the border

Hands-on learning in Mexico.


Sex, lice and videotape

Biologists drove the divergence of different-sized feather lice from a single population. In four years the evolved lice had trouble mating with each other, a sign of speciation and they caught it on tape.


River ecology on a global scale

A U professor who collected data from Provo, Logan and Red Butte Creek systems collaborates in worldwide ecology project.


LEAFING THROUGH TREE RESEARCH

Nursery stock and homeowner preferences drive tree diversity in Salt Lake Valley.


LIVE FAST, DIE YOUNG

A team of international paleontologists, including Adam Huttenlocker at the U, determine how some mammal relatives survived the Permo-Triassic Mass Extinction.


URBAN RANGERS

U students will educate Bonneville Shoreline Trail users about responsible trail etiquette, ecology and management while helping preserve one of Salt Lake City’s most fragile watersheds.