According to a study co-authored by PhD candidate, Samuel Borstein, reef fish species at the extremes of the food chain evolve faster than fish species in the middle of the food chain with a more varied diet.
A new paper authored by UT professor suggests that in order to cope, conservation organizations need to adapt like the organisms they seek to protect. The paper, published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, argues that conservation organizations need to be bolder in their adaptation efforts given the rate and extent of the ecological
Endemic species are often endangered, and a UT study finds that saving them is more important to biodiversity than previously thought.
The National Geographic Society has chosen UT to host a set of events on September 20 promoting its Young Explorers Grants program. From documenting threatened animals to exploring canyons, the program supports students ages eighteen through twenty-five pursuing field projects in research, exploration, and conservation.