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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 2015:
   Dec 27 2015 WHY ARE SO MANY ANIMALS IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD?
   Dec 20 2015 CRANBERRIES ARE A TRUE AMERICAN HOLIDAY TREAT
   Dec 13 2015 PURSEWEB SPIDERS ARE WORTH THE WALK
   Dec 06 2015 NORTH AMERICA IS HOME TO UNUSUAL ANIMALS
   Nov 29 2015 FISHING REVEALS ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS
   Nov 22 2015 TURKEY TIME IS UPON US AGAIN
   Nov 15 2015 EVERYONE SHOULD GO TO A REPTILE SHOW
   Nov 08 2015 WHERE HAVE ALL THE SQUIRRELS GONE?
   Nov 01 2015 ALABAMA HAS REMARKABLE TURTLE BIODIVERSITY
   Oct 25 2015 WE NEED MORE RIVERKEEPERS AND FEWER LITTERERS
   Oct 18 2015 GINKGO TREES ARE LIVING FOSSILS IN AN URBAN SETTING
   Oct 11 2015 ANTS AND ACACIA TREES HAVE COMPLEX RELATIONSHIP
   Oct 04 2015 A GIANT WASP LIVES AMONG US
   Sep 27 2015 PREDICTING PEAK TIME FOR FALL COLORS IS PROBLEMATIC
   Sep 20 2015 SOMETIMES PRESENTATIONS CAN SURPRISE THE PRESENTER
   Sep 13 2015 GET A HEAD START ON THE SCIENCE FAIR THIS YEAR
   Sep 06 2015 WE NEED TO APPRECIATE POSSUMS
   Aug 30 2015 ARE MOCKINGBIRDS GOOD PARENTS?
   Aug 23 2015 ANIMAL IDENTIFICATION CAN BRING SURPRISES
   Aug 16 2015 WILDLIFE EXPERIENCES HAVE MANY FORMS
   Aug 09 2015 DESERT LIFE CAN BE MORE COMPLICATED THAN YOU THINK
   Aug 02 2015 STINGRAYS CAN CAUSE A LOT OF DISCOMFORT
   Jul 26 2015 MALE CICADA KILLERS DON'T STING
   Jul 19 2015 WHAT CAN WE LEARN FROM CICADA KILLERS?
   Jul 12 2015 SHARKS: THEY'RE BACK
   Jul 05 2015 ANIMALS HAVE MANY WAYS TO PROTECT THEMSELVES
   Jun 28 2015 NEW YORK CITY HAS MORE BIRDS THAN YOU MIGHT THINK
   Jun 21 2015 DOES CLIMATE CHANGE REALLY MATTER TO MOTHER EARTH?
   Jun 14 2015 THE INTERNET CAN BE SCARIER THAN RATTLESNAKES
   Jun 07 2015 GIANT SALAMANDERS COULD BE ALL AROUND US
   May 31 2015 HOW LONG DO FLEAS, FLIES AND MOSQUITOES LIVE?
   May 24 2015 MORE SNAKES ARE AROUND NOW THAN AT ANY OTHER TIME OF YEAR
   May 17 2015 WE NEED TO START CHARGING FOR PLASTIC BAGS
   May 10 2015 WE HAVE MORE DUCKS, GEESE, AND SWANS THAN YOU THINK
   May 03 2015 HOW DO ENVIRONMENTALISTS JUSTIFY KILLING HORSEFLIES?
   Apr 26 2015 POISON CAN BE A MATTER OF LIFE OR DEATH
   Apr 19 2015 ALLIGATORS MAKE LIFE INTERESTING
   Apr 12 2015 X STANDS FOR EXTINCT
   Apr 05 2015 DOES SMOKING A TOAD GIVE YOU WARTS?
   Mar 29 2015 ROADKILL CAN OFFER LESSONS IN ECOLOGY
   Mar 22 2015 WHY WE NEED NOT KILL CARPENTER BEES
   Mar 15 2015 ST. PATRICK'S DAY MEANS SNAKES ARE ON THE MOVE
   Mar 08 2015 WHY DO STARFISH BEHAVE LIKE THIS?
   Mar 01 2015 WHAT SHOULD YOU DO IF YOU FIND A BABY BIRD?
   Feb 22 2015 WILDLIFE TOUR IS FUN AND INFORMATIVE
   Feb 15 2015 CHILDREN SHOULD KEEP NOTES OF OUTDOOR EXPERIENCES
   Feb 08 2015 VALENTINE'S DAY SIGNALS THE END OF WINTER DORMANCY
   Feb 01 2015 WHAT IS A GROUNDHOG?
   Jan 25 2015 WHO WANTS TO BE AN -IST?
   Jan 18 2015 HOW DO YOU GET HELP WITH ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION?
   Jan 11 2015 FEW FOLKS GET TO SEE A GLOSSY STRANGLE A CRAW
   Jan 04 2015 LET'S INVOLVE STUDENTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL RESOLUTIONS
 
 
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