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We invite you to join our call for NJIT to make addressing the current environmental and climate crisis an urgent, institution-wide priority. You can read and sign it here. Anyone affiliated with NJIT — students, faculty, instructors, staff — can sign.
September 20-27, 2019 was a week of global climate activism, and also “Environment Week” at NJIT. Hop on over to its dedicated page to see what went on.
Core lab personnel PI: Gareth Russell Gareth Russell is an Associate Professor of Ecology in the Federated Department of Biological Sciences at NJIT. He started at NJIT in 2005 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences — a time before there even was a Department of Biological Sciences! From 2014 to 2020… Read More Who we are
The comment below contains various links to online examples of biodiversity mapping, broadly defined. These form the basis for a discussion of the nature and motivation behind such mapping efforts.
The comments below hold a series of links and short descriptions of the various responses to Peter Kareiva and Michelle Marvier’s controversial 2012 article “What is Conservation Science?”
In this blog, undergraduate students in my Conservation Biology course at NJIT will be posting links to relevant news stories that come up over the course of the semester, with a short description. The posts will be in the comments section below.
Structural Ecology is the study of how organisms interact with the 2- and 3-dimensional structure of their environment. In practice, this means trying to understand how animals respond to their surroundings as revealed by their movement, and the implication of this for their ability to survive and thrive on that landscape. Our lab studies metapopulation dynamics,… Read More What is Structural Ecology?
BIOL 368 (NJIT) and 28:120:368 (Rutgers) Ecology and Evolution of Disease This is a blog associated with the course above. Students are asked to post, in the comments section below, short vignettes of related news items that come up while the course is in session.