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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB)

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Alexa White, ecology and evolutionary biology Ph.D. student, Receives the Claudia Joan Alexander Trailblazer Award

The Claudia Joan Alexander Trailblazer Award is awarded to individuals or teams who have developed an innovation, intervention, or program within the last three years that supports equity in areas of STEM.

New Genus of Red Algae that Mimics Corals

Over his career, Wynne has described more than three dozen new genera of marine algae from all over the world.


Cover story in Science: termites may have a larger role in
future ecosystems

Most people think termites are a nuisance that consume wood in homes and businesses. But those termites represent less than 4% of all termite species worldwide.

Termites are critical in natural ecosystems—especially in the tropics—because they help recycle dead wood from trees. Without such decayers, the world would be piled high with dead plants and animals.

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