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Rapid extinction

University of Georgia ecologists John Gittleman and Patrick Stephens are contributors to a major new study that finds that species are going extinct today 1,000 times faster than during pre-human times—a rate an order of magnitude higher than the previous estimate. Read more

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Summer jobs

Students can beat the summer heat by working inside laboratories and engaging in faculty-mentored research through the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities. CURO student junior ecology major Emilie Morris has been working in Dr. Sonia Altizer’s lab with monarch butterflies. Read more