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Stories by Jacquelyn Gill

The Bad News We Need

The IPCC’s scary new report could finally stir us to take action on climate change

October 18, 2018 — Alan Townsend, Katharine Hayhoe, Jacquelyn Gill, Marshall Shepherd, Jonathan Foley and Dawn Wright

Cloning Woolly Mammoths: It's the Ecology, Stupid

As an ecologist of ice age giants, I long ago came to terms with the fact that I will never look my study organisms in the eye. I will never observe black-bear-sized beavers through binoculars in their natural habitats, build experimental exclosures to test the effects of mastodons on plants, or even observe a giant ground sloth in a zoo.As a conservation paleoecologist, I study the natural experiments of the past—like climate change and extinction—to better understand the ecology of a warming, fragmented world...

March 18, 2013 — Jacquelyn Gill
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