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Reviving the Giant Oyster
Rowan Lockwood (William & Mary)
Fossils give away the secrets of the past, but they can also tell the future. Rowan Lockwood is taking a closer look at the fossils of giant oysters to learn how to rebuild oyster reefs today. Lockwood was named a 2019 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award recipient.
Veterinarians in Unexpected Places
Deborah McCauley (VIEW)
From tracking tigers in Nepal to mountainside surgery on Montana’s wolverines, Deborah McCauley is on a mission to save sick and diseased wildlife around the world.
Lakes in Blue and Brown
Dina Leech (Longwood University)
Crystal blue lakes might make for a popular tourist spot, but they’re starting to disappear. Dina Leech is studying what gives lakes their color and why they’re changing.
The Power of Caterpillars
Rebecca Forkner (George Mason University)
While forests are a deep green right now, in just a few months leaves will be changing colors–thanks, in part, to caterpillars. Rebecca Forkner shares how these tiny insects change their environments and what we can learn from them.
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