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Dr. Whit Gibbons writes a weekly environmental column called "Ecoviews." It is published by several newspapers across the United States. If you have an environmental question or comment for Dr. Gibbons, email wgibbons(at)uga.edu.

 

   Ecoviews 2016:
   Dec 04 2016 HOW DO TURTLES COPE WITH WINTER?
   Nov 27 2016 STATE SYMBOLS HELP WILDLIFE
   Nov 20 2016 ENVIRONMENTAL HEROES ARE NOT ALWAYS RECOGNIZED
   Nov 13 2016 WHAT SHOULD WE DO ABOUT BENIGN EXOTICS?
   Nov 06 2016 MATING GAME HAS MANY RULES
   Oct 30 2016 WHO LIVES IN THE HOLLOW HOLLY TREE?
   Oct 23 2016 WHY DO WE HAVE SO MANY FOREST FIRES?
   Oct 16 2016 DO HURRICANES AFFECT WILDLIFE?
   Oct 09 2016 CATERPILLARS PROVIDE ECOLOGICAL MYSTERIES
   Oct 02 2016 SPIDERS CAN BE ENTERTAINING
   Sep 25 2016 WOULD AN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE DEGREE BE APPRECIATED?
   Sep 18 2016 AUTUMN IS THE BEST TIME TO FIND LITTLE SNAKES
   Sep 11 2016 WHY DO ZEBRAS HAVE STRIPES?
   Sep 04 2016 NATIONAL PARKS HAVE BEEN AROUND FOR MORE THAN A CENTURY
   Aug 28 2016 PAINTED TURTLES HAVE MANY MEANINGS
   Aug 21 2016 ENVIRONMENTAL PARANOIA STRIKES DEEP
   Aug 14 2016 START AN ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNAL
   Aug 07 2016 POISON IVY CAN CAUSE PROBLEMS YEAR-ROUND
   Jul 31 2016 WHAT ARE OUR TOP 10 ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS?
   Jul 24 2016 ELECTRIC EELS CAN DELIVER A POWERFUL PUNCH
   Jul 17 2016 DO FISH HAVE RIGHTS?
   Jul 10 2016 ECOLOGY BRINGS INTERESTING QUESTIONS
   Jul 03 2016 WHAT'S UP WITH THOSE BACKYARD SQUIRRELS?
   Jun 26 2016 ARE ALLIGATORS JUST BEING ALLIGATORS?
   Jun 19 2016 SHOULD ANY ANIMALS CELEBRATE FATHER'S DAY?
   Jun 12 2016 WHAT DO OTHER ANIMALS DO ABOUT GENDER ISSUES?
   Jun 05 2016 AFRICAN WILD DOGS ARE AWESOME HUNTERS
   May 29 2016 WATERBUGS CAN BE INTRIGUING
   May 22 2016 THE STEPS TO SNAKE SAFETY ARE SIMPLE
   May 15 2016 WILL THIS CREATURE KILL MY DOG?
   May 08 2016 PLANTS SHOULD CELEBRATE MOTHER'S DAY, TOO
   May 01 2016 THERE'S MORE LIFE IN THE DARK THAN YOU THINK
   Apr 24 2016 WHAT SHOULD YOU HAVE DONE FOR EARTH DAY?
   Apr 17 2016 WHAT SPIDERS EAT IS A BIG SURPRISE
   Apr 10 2016 CAN GOLF COURSES BE MORE ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY?
   Apr 03 2016 SHOULD A WILDLIFE AGENCY RELEASE RATTLESNAKES? PART 2
   Mar 27 2016 SHOULD A WILDLIFE AGENCY RELEASE RATTLESNAKES?
   Mar 20 2016 IS IT ALL RIGHT TO FEED BEARS AND OTHER WILD ANIMALS?
   Mar 13 2016 NATURE, START YOUR ENGINES
   Mar 06 2016 WHY DON'T DOGS GET AS SICK AS PEOPLE?
   Feb 28 2016 SOME CATERPILLARS ARE SCAVENGERS
   Feb 21 2016 AMPHIBIANS ARE ACTIVE IN WINTERTIME
   Feb 14 2016 VALENTINE'S DAY IS BEGINNING OF A NEW YEAR
   Feb 07 2016 WHAT IS A SPOOR?
   Jan 31 2016 COULD WALKING THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL HELP GOPHER TORTOISES?
   Jan 24 2016 COASTAL FISHERIES MAY BE MORE FRAGILE THAN YOU THINK
   Jan 17 2016 WINTER BRINGS REPTILE QUESTIONS
   Jan 10 2016 TOP WILDLIFE STORIES OF 2015
   Jan 03 2016 LET'S INCLUDE POLITICIANS IN ENVIRONMENTAL RESOLUTIONS
 
 
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