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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 2004:
   Dec 28 2004 LET'S CELEBRATE THREE DECADES OF PROTECTING SPECIES
   Dec 26 2004 SOME SEA TURTLES ARE GLASS EATERS
   Dec 19 2004 HOW DID POINSETTIAS REALLY GET HERE?
   Dec 05 2004 IS SALMONELLA A HOLIDAY GIFT?
   Nov 28 2004 NOT ALL FAMILIES ARE THE SAME
   Nov 21 2004 TURKEYS ARE SAFE AGAIN
   Nov 07 2004 BROWN TREE SNAKES CAN BE BAD
   Oct 31 2004 WHICH CANDIDATES ARE BEST FOR THE ENVIRONMENT?
   Oct 24 2004 DO FISH FEEL PAIN?
   Oct 17 2004 WHY ARE STREAM INSECTS SO COMMON?
   Oct 10 2004 HAPPY BIRTHDAY. HERE'S YOUR RATTLESNAKE
   Oct 03 2004 SNAKES OF THE FALL
   Sep 26 2004 HOW DO HURRICANES AFFECT WILDLIFE?
   Sep 19 2004 RIVER DAMS MAY NOT BE SUCH A GOOD IDEA
   Sep 12 2004 PLASTIC BAGS ARE DESTROYING THE ENVIRONMENT
   Sep 05 2004 WHAT IS THE LATEST ON GLOBAL WARMING?
   Aug 29 2004 COWBIRDS ARE NOT AS NICE AS THEY SEEM
   Aug 22 2004 ANTIQUES AND BIODIVERSITY HAVE A LOT IN COMMON
   Aug 15 2004 COMPLEX BEHAVIOR IS PRESENTED IN UNDERSTANDABLE TERMS
   Aug 08 2004 BEES HAVE THERMOSTATS
   Aug 01 2004 CROCODILES AND ALLIGATORS ARE VERY DIFFERENT
   Jul 25 2004 FISHES OF ALABAMA IS AN OUTSTANDING BOOK
   Jul 18 2004 ARE ENVIRONMENTAL ATTITUDES IN CONFLICT WITH RELIGION?
   Jul 11 2004 COULD YOUR GRANDCHILDREN GROW UP WITH TASMANIAN TIGERS?
   Jul 04 2004 IDENTIFYING THE PROBLEM IS THE FIRST STEP IN CONSERVATION
   Jun 20 2004 HUMANS, WHALES, AND SPIDERS HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON
   Jun 06 2004 A BURMESE PYTHON COULD BE MORE THAN A PEST
   May 30 2004 COYOTE CONCERNS ARE ON THE INCREASE
   May 23 2004 TADPOLES AND RACCOONS HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON
   May 16 2004 ARE ALLIGATOR SNAPPERS OUT OF THE SOUP?
   May 09 2004 NOT ALL SPIDERS BUILD WEBS
   May 02 2004 HOW DO YOU BECOME AN ECOLOGIST?
   Apr 25 2004 POISON IVY IS FULL OF SURPRISES
   Apr 18 2004 DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BRINGS LIGHT QUESTION
   Apr 11 2004 DOES PETA STAND FOR PEOPLE EATING TASTY ANIMALS?
   Apr 04 2004 WHAT ON EARTH IS A LICHEN?
   Mar 28 2004 SPRING MEANS SNAKE SEASON
   Mar 21 2004 ARE ANY WOLVERINES LEFT IN THE WOLVERINE STATE?
   Mar 14 2004 NORTH AMERICA IS HOME TO UNUSUAL ANIMALS
   Mar 07 2004 WAS TOO MUCH MONEY SPENT TO FREE WILLY?
   Feb 29 2004 STARLINGS ARE STILL UNPOPULAR IMMIGRANTS
   Feb 22 2004 ECOPASSAGES MAKE ROADS SAFER FOR HUMANS AND WILDLIFE
   Feb 15 2004 COLOR MEANS A LOT IN WILDLIFE WATCHING
   Feb 01 2004 ICE STORMS PROVIDE INTERESTING ENVIRONMENTAL PERSPECTIVES
   Jan 25 2004 SHOULD WE SUPPORT OR OPPOSE RATTLESNAKE ROUNDUPS?
   Jan 18 2004 HOW DO BABY TURTLES SURVIVE COLD WINTERS?
   Jan 11 2004 IS THE CROCODILE HUNTER AN ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATOR?
   Jan 04 2004 NOW IS THE TIME TO MAKE YOUR RESOLUTIONS
 
 
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