Monthly Archives: November 2015


Hello everyone! I apologize for the hiatus, this last year of my Master’s, coupled with thesis work, has eaten up the majority of my time. You know all of those comic strips joking about no sleep and lots of coffee in grad school? Well, in my case, it’s TRUE. Ha! So – on to the post. I received an email

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Pet lovers Christmas lists

Present time is here. If you are hurrying around looking for something great to give to your animal enthusiast, here are some of my favorites this holiday season. “Pet Food Politics: The Chihuahua in the Coal Mine” by Marion Nestle I just got the book, although it is a few years old now. This book is a serious yet important

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Meatless Monday: Curried Chick Peas and Rice

If you’re switching to vegetarianism, or just trying to reduce your meat consumption, it’s important to make sure the veggie meals you make are balanced, especially in terms of protein. One of the reasons “rice and beans” and its many incarnations is such a staple around the world is that the grain (rice) and legumes (beans) complement each other’s amino

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DANTA Tropical Biology and Conservation Training Courses Winter 2016

Originally posted on DANTAisms:
Each year DANTA offers a number of training courses in various aspects of tropical biology. Typically, the courses are one month long but shorter courses are also offered through our organization. The courses are intended for undergraduates or early graduate level students who have a keen interest in tropical biology and conservation, but have little or…

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