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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 2007:
   Dec 30 2007 POLAR DINOSAURS ARE A THING OF THE PAST
   Dec 23 2007 THE LEGEND OF THE BOILING FROG IS JUST A LEGEND
   Dec 16 2007 WOULD YOU LIKE TO DECLUTTER YOUR MAILBOX?
   Dec 09 2007 WHO NAMES THE PLANTS AND ANIMALS
   Dec 02 2007 OWLS MAKE AN EXCELLENT HOLIDAY GIFT
   Nov 25 2007 TAKE A WALK ON THE WILD SIDE
   Nov 18 2007 AUTUMN BRINGS NEW QUESTIONS
   Nov 11 2007 HUNTERS HELP PROTECT THE ENVIRONMENT
   Nov 04 2007 FOREST FIRES ARE NOT ALL BAD
   Oct 28 2007 WATER IS ONE OF OUR MOST VALUABLE RESOURCES
   Oct 21 2007 COLOR NEWT GINGRICH GREEN
   Oct 14 2007 WHAT ON EARTH IS A LICHEN?
   Oct 07 2007 ECOLOGISTS LEARN FROM ENVIRONMENTAL QUESTIONS
   Sep 30 2007 WRENS CAN BE SUPERB EXAMPLES OF EVOLUTION
   Sep 23 2007 EVOLUTION IS A SIMPLE PROCESS
   Sep 16 2007 PEOPLE ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT
   Sep 09 2007 PEOPLE HAVE MANY QUESTIONS ABOUT GECKOS
   Sep 02 2007 PEOPLE HAVE MANY ECOLOGY QUESTIONS
   Aug 26 2007 ARE CATS AN ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM?
   Aug 19 2007 PEOPLE STILL DO NOT UNDERSTAND SNAKES
   Aug 12 2007 HOW GREEN IS WAL-MART?
   Aug 05 2007 BIODIVERSITY NOW MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER
   Jul 29 2007 INSECTS REVEAL UNUSUAL BEHAVIORS
   Jul 22 2007 TEDDY ROOSEVELT WAS OUR GREATEST ENVIRONMENTAL PRESIDENT
   Jul 15 2007 SOME CATERPILLARS ARE SCAVENGERS
   Jul 08 2007 WHO DO WE THANK FOR ENVIRONMENTAL FACTS?
   Jul 01 2007 COLOR MEANS A LOT IN NATURE
   Jun 24 2007 PEOPLE ASK MANY QUESTIONS ABOUT TURTLES
   Jun 17 2007 MAMMALS AND TREES RAISE QUESTIONS
   Jun 10 2007 SEA SNAKES EAT MOSTLY MORAY EELS
   Jun 03 2007 HOW MANY ANOLES DOES FLORIDA HAVE?
   May 27 2007 HOW MUCH SHOULD WE INVEST TO SAVE A WHALE?
   May 20 2007 SOME PLANTS HAVE ODD TRAITS
   May 13 2007 WOULD IT HELP THE ENVIRONMENT IF WE LIVED FOR A THOUSAND YEARS?
   May 06 2007 A ONE-MINUTE ECOLOGY LAB IS WORTH KEEPING
   Apr 29 2007 WHAT ARE YOUR PLANS FOR NATIONAL POLLINATOR WEEK?
   Apr 22 2007 WHY NOT LET THE ALIENS TAKE OVER? PART 2
   Apr 15 2007 WHY NOT LET THE ALIENS TAKE OVER?
   Apr 08 2007 ARE MORE SNAKES AROUND US THAN WE THINK?
   Apr 01 2007 DON'T KNOCK CARPENTER BEES
   Mar 25 2007 WILL RACCOONS BECOME AS POPULAR AS DOGS AND CATS?
   Mar 18 2007 MAKE YOUR NEXT BIRTHDAY PARTY ABOUT ECOLOGY
   Mar 11 2007 WHERE DO TURTLES GO IN THE WINTER?
   Mar 04 2007 LIVING WITH WILDLIFE MEANS TAKING PRIDE IN AMERICA
   Feb 25 2007 RABIES VACCINATIONS ARE IMPORTANT FOR DOMESTIC PETS
   Feb 18 2007 SNAKES AND WOLVES ARE NOT BAD
   Feb 11 2007 WHY WOULD ANYONE BECOME AN ECOLOGIST?
   Feb 04 2007 WHAT DO WE MEAN BY EXTINCTION?
   Jan 28 2007 WHOOPING CRANES ARE A POSITIVE SIGN FOR ALL WILDLIFE
   Jan 21 2007 HOW DO YOU KNOW YOU HAVE FOUND A NEW SPECIES?
   Jan 14 2007 HOW DO PLANTS AND ANIMALS GET THEIR NAMES?
   Jan 07 2007 POLAR BEARS AREN'T THE ONLY BEARS IN TROUBLE
 
 
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