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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 2010:
   Dec 26 2010 IS GIFT GIVING UNIQUE TO HUMANS?
   Dec 19 2010 MISTLETOE IS AMERICA'S MOST POPULAR PARASITE
   Dec 12 2010 SOME PLANTS CAN BE UNUSUAL
   Dec 05 2010 WE HAVE OUR SHARE OF UNUSUAL ANIMALS IN THE UNITED STATES
   Nov 28 2010 TURKEYS ARE SAFE AGAIN
   Nov 21 2010 GIVE A GIFT THAT WILL LAST A LIFETIME
   Nov 14 2010 PREDICTING AUTUMN LEAF COLORS REMAINS UNPREDICTABLE
   Nov 07 2010 WHAT HAPPENS WHEN BULLFROGS GO WHERE THEY SHOULD NOT BE?
   Oct 31 2010 ARE BIG BLACK CATS MORE THAN A HALLOWEEN PHENOMENON?
   Oct 24 2010 ARE WE REALLY LOSING THE WORLD'S TURTLES?
   Oct 17 2010 WHAT IS FLUORIDATION AND SHOULD YOU CARE?
   Oct 10 2010 HAPPY BIRTHDAY. HERE'S YOUR RATTLESNAKE
   Oct 03 2010 LISTING 10 ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS IS GOOD CLASS ASSIGNMENT
   Sep 26 2010 WHAT COLOR WERE THE DINOSAURS?
   Sep 19 2010 THE TIME HAS COME FOR ECOLOGICAL PROJECTS IN SCHOOL
   Sep 12 2010 KIDS ARE OUR BEST HOPE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
   Sep 05 2010 ARE BATS GOING EXTINCT?
   Aug 29 2010 WHEN SNAKES ABOUND, SO DO QUESTIONS ABOUT THEM
   Aug 22 2010 SUMMERTIME BRINGS OUT SNAKES AND QUESTIONS ABOUT THEM
   Aug 15 2010 SHOULD WE ALLOW IRRADIATED MEAT IN SCHOOLS?
   Aug 08 2010 BOOK RECOUNTS CITIZENS' EFFORTS TO PROTECT JEKYLL ISLAND
   Aug 01 2010 WOULD THE LONE RANGER BE AN ENVIRONMENTALIST?
   Jul 25 2010 ROADKILL CAN TEACH US ECOLOGY
   Jul 18 2010 WHAT IS THE PARASITIC PLANT CALLED STRANGLE WEED?
   Jul 11 2010 WHAT DO WE DO WITH WASTE?
   Jul 04 2010 CHURCHES DELIVER DIFFERENT MESSAGES ABOUT SNAKES
   Jun 27 2010 ANIMALS HAVE MANY MATING STRATEGIES
   Jun 20 2010 HOW DO YOU PROTECT A TURTLE NEST?
   Jun 13 2010 WILL OIL SPILL CAUSE EXTINCTIONS?
   Jun 06 2010 READERS HAVE ISSUES ABOUT PLASTIC BAGS
   May 30 2010 SAGUARO CACTUS IS AN IMPRESSIVE PLANT
   May 23 2010 EVOLUTION IS A SIMPLE PROCESS
   May 16 2010 WATCH OUT FOR POISON IVY
   May 09 2010 COLOR MEANS A LOT TO WILDLIFE
   May 02 2010 LET'S CHARGE FOR PLASTIC BAGS
   Apr 25 2010 VERSATILE RACCOONS ARE HERE TO STAY
   Apr 18 2010 WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU ARE BITTEN BY A SNAKE?
   Apr 11 2010 SPRING BRINGS SNAKE QUESTIONS
   Apr 04 2010 CARPENTER BEES ARE HERE AT LAST
   Mar 28 2010 AN INCREASE IN BIRD ACTIVITY ELICITS QUESTIONS
   Mar 21 2010 DOLPHINS ARE FASCINATING CREATURES
   Mar 14 2010 SHOULD SEA WORLD RELEASE THE ORCA?
   Mar 07 2010 WHY DO ALL REPTILES HAVE TAILS?
   Feb 28 2010 HOW DO YOU PICK UP A PORCUPINE?
   Feb 21 2010 WHAT DO FOXES EAT?
   Feb 14 2010 WHICH FROGS ARE CALLING NOW?
   Feb 07 2010 HOW DO YOU BUILD SUPPORT FOR CONSERVATION?
   Jan 31 2010 WHAT'S EL NIÑO TRYING TO TELL US?
   Jan 24 2010 WHO CAN COMPLAIN ABOUT LACK OF ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP?
   Jan 17 2010 HOW DO ANIMALS SURVIVE THE WINTER?
   Jan 10 2010 BIRDS MAY BE BANDED FOR SPORT OR FOR RESEARCH
   Jan 03 2010 WHAT'S EL NIÑO TRYING TO TELL US?
 
 
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