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MS Thesis Defense by Adele Roland – November 12, 2013

  Candidate: Adele Roland Defense Date: November 12, 2013 at 10:00am Location: David King Hall Rm 3006 Title: Population Size And Viability Of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops Truncatus) Off The Coast Of The Parque Nacional De Este, Dominican Republic

PhD Dissertation Defense by Robin Fitch – November 8, 2013

  Candidate: Robin Fitch Defense Date: November 8, 2013 at 2:00pm Location: David King Hall Rm 3006 Title: An Appraisal Of The U.S. Navy Marine Mammals And Sound Research And Monitoring Programs

President Ángel Cabrera tweets…from the ESP greenhouse

In October, George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera visited the new ESP greenhouse with several guests, and posted this picture to his Instagram and Twitter feeds. What our students are up to in our brand new greenhouse — Ángel Cabrera (@CabreraAngel) October 2, 2013

The Ecologist and the Artist: a unique union

Scientists and artists don’t live in such different worlds and can find inspiration in each other’s work, say two George Mason University professors. And to prove it, the pair — Changwoo Ahn from ecology and Mark Cooley from art — have launched a new project called EcoScience + Art. It kicks off at 6 p.m. on […]

Conservation Biology’s Deep Roots: Dr. Lee Talbot’s plenary talk at the 26th ICCB

26th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) 2013 Plenary Talks Conservation Biology’s Deep Roots This plenary talk provides an overview of the evolution of what became conservation biology from its earliest historical roots in 300 BC India through local, national and international actions and organizations, national laws and international agreements. It will look at the […]

PhD Dissertation Defense by Tammy Wilbert – Oct. 25, 2013

  Candidate: Tammy Wilbert Defense Date: October 25, 2013 at 10:00am Location: Johnson Center, Meeting Room F (3rd floor) Title: Patterns And Processes Of Genetic Diversity In The Endangered San Joaquin Kit Fox

EcoScience + Art Fall 2013 Inaugural Event – Nov. 7, 2013

EcoScience+Art is an initiative and collaboration between the arts and sciences at George Mason University. It is our mission to bring together individuals working across the boundaries of ecosystem science, art, and design fields to share knowledge, expertise, and strategies for creatively engaging in the common pursuit of a sustainable future. Please join us for our […]

Blast Zone Warning: The Threat of Seismic Airgun Testing – Oct. 15, 2013

Blast Zone Warning: The Threat of Seismic Airgun Testing – Educational Forum Date: Oct. 15, 2013 Time: 7:00pm Location: Meese Conference Rm in Mason Hall.

Biodiversity Seminar by Dr. Thomas Lovejoy – Oct. 15, 2013

Climate Change and Nature: A Wild Solution Thomas E. Lovejoy Biodiversity Chair, H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Breakfast and Networking: 7:15-7:45am Presentation: 7:45am Exploratory Hall, Rm 3301 RSVP: or 3-7062

Vision Series Lecture by Dr. A. Alonso Aguirre – Oct. 7, 2013

Sea Turtles as Sentinels of Ocean Health: Linking Land to Sea A. Alonso Aguirre Executive Director, Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Hylton Center, Prince William Center The human impacts on the world’s oceans have devastated populations, species and ecosystems, but methodologies to assess marine ecological health are lacking. One proactive […]