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Dr. Whit Gibbons writes a weekly environmental column called "Ecoviews." It is published by several newspapers across the United States. If you have an environmental question or comment for Dr. Gibbons, email wgibbons(at)uga.edu.

 

   Ecoviews 2002:
   Dec30 2002 SOME LILIES LIKE IT HOT
   Dec23 2002 MISTLETOE IS AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR PARASITE
   Dec16 2002 BIODIVERSITY IS AS IMPORTANT AS EVER
   Dec09 2002 PIT TAGGING CAN DISCLOSE UNEXPECTED INFORMATION
   Dec02 2002 NEW CONGRESS HAS MANY ENVIRONMENTAL OPPORTUNITIES
   Nov25 2002 WHAT WILL TOMORROW'S CLIMATE BE?
   Nov18 2002 THE LEGEND OF THE BOILING FROG IS JUST A LEGEND
   Nov11 2002 ECOLOGY IS A MAJOR PART OF NATIONAL NEWS
   Nov04 2002 DO WE KNOW HOW MANY KINDS OF ANIMALS THERE ARE? (PART 2 OF 2)
   Oct28 2002 DO WE KNOW HOW MANY KINDS OF ANIMALS THERE ARE? (PART 1 OF 2)
   Oct21 2002 MUSEUM SPECIMENS CAN BE USED IN CONSERVATION
   Oct14 2002 ARE BOBWHITE QUAIL MORE IMPORTANT THAN OTHER ANIMALS?
   Oct07 2002 GILA MONSTERS MAKE THE WORLD INTERESTING
   Sep30 2002 NEW TECHNOLOGIES MAKE SCIENCE ADVANCE
   Sep23 2002 EVOLUTION CREATES NEW SPECIES
   Sep16 2002 TAKE A WALK IN A SOUTHERN STREAM
   Sep09 2002 SNAKEBITES COME IN TWO TYPES: LEGITIMATE AND ILLEGITIMATE
   Sep02 2002 HOW DO ECOLOGISTS SAMPLE HARMLESSLY?
   Aug26 2002 WHAT SHOULD WE DO ABOUT THE WEST NILE VIRUS?
   Aug19 2002 FAMOUS ECOLOGIST LEAVES IMPRESSIVE LEGACY
   Aug12 2002 SOME SPIDERS MAKE FIERCE PREDATORS
   Aug05 2002 COSTA RICA EPITOMIZES THE TROPICS (PART 2)
   Jul29 2002 COSTA RICA EPITOMIZES THE TROPICS (PART 1)
   Jul22 2002 PEOPLE WANT TO KNOW ABOUT ANIMALS
   Jul15 2002 PROFILING CAN SOMETIMES LEAD TO PROBLEMS
   Jul08 2002 WHAT MAKES SOME INVASIVE SPECIES SO BAD?
   Jul01 2002 IS CONSERVATION A PATHOLOGICAL CONDITION?
   Jun24 2002 SHOULD WE STAY ON ENVIRONMENTAL RED ALERT?
   Jun17 2002 LET PEOPLE KNOW WHEN YOU NEED ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
   Jun10 2002 CATERPILLARS CAN BE FUN TO WATCH
   Jun02 2002 STUDENTS OFFER A BRIGHT ENVIRONMENTAL FUTURE
   May27 2002 TURTLES NEED A LITTLE HELP FROM THEIR FRIENDS
   May20 2002 RACCOONS ARE HERE TO STAY
   May12 2002 NARWHALS, ALLIGATOR EYES, AND GIANT SALAMANDERS LEAD TO QUESTIONS
   May06 2002 WATER SNAKES ARE MUCH MALIGNED
   Apr29 2002 WHOM DO YOU CALL FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT?
   Apr22 2002 ECOLOGICAL LESSONS ARE ALL AROUND US
   Apr15 2002 YOU MAY HAVE A WILDLIFE HABITAT IN YOUR BACKYARD
   Apr08 2002 WHAT IS THE ECOLOGY OF WALLS?
   Apr01 2002 FLORIDA'S WILDLIFE MAY BE MORE FRAGILE THAN WE THINK
   Mar25 2002 TIME TO GO OFF ON AN ECORANT
   Mar17 2002 HOW SMART ARE WHALES?
   Mar10 2002 ARE YOU FOR ANIMAL RIGHTS, SPECIES RIGHTS, OR HABITAT RIGHTS?
   Mar03 2002 SOME PEOPLE DESERVE IT WHEN SNAKES STRIKE BACK
   Feb24 2002 CAN ANYONE GIVE A GOOD REASON FOR CONSERVING BIODIVERSITY?
   Feb17 2002 IS THERE ANY EVIDENCE THAT ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WORKS?
   Feb10 2002 WHY DO ALL REPTILES HAVE TAILS?
   Feb03 2002 LET'S MAKE SURE THE FROGS KEEP CALLING
   Jan27 2002 WE HAVE FORTY YEARS LEFT TO INVENTORY WORLD'S BIODIVERSITY
   Jan20 2002 MUDPUPPIES SHOULD BE RETURNED TO WATER, NOT LEFT ON ICE
   Jan13 2002 SOME DOGS HAVE THEIR PROBLEMS
   Jan06 2002 DR. DOOLITTLE TAKES AN ENVIRONMENTAL STAND
 
 
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