Biologist With A Twist: Dr. Carin Bondar

A selection of my recent credits:

Posted on March 5th, by Carin in Carin's Credits. No Comments



July, 2011: Biomusings featured in The Guardian (UK).  Episode #2 and Episode #5.

June, 2011:  My website is named a finalist in ‘The Scientist’s Labby Awards’

April, 2011: My interview and podcast with John F. Taylor at The Reptile Living Room about Fear of Snakes.

March, 2011: Guest blogger at Scientific American: Reflections on Biology and Motherhood

February, 2011:  My post on kinky earwig sex is published in the yearly blogging anthology ‘Open Laboratory 2010

November, 2010: Featured contributor to National Geographic Inside Wild blog post about crayfish cannibalism.

November, 2010: Guest blogger at Scientific American: ‘Apple, meet orange – why are we approaching biodiversity conservation from such different viewpoints?

September, 2010: Featured guest on ‘Dr. Kiki’s Science Hour’ on TWIT Television network.

September, 2010: Featured contributor to National Geographic Inside Wild blog post about alien crayfish invasion.

April, 2010:  Blog featured on ‘Daily Planet’, Discovery Canada.



July, 2011: Guest appearance on ‘Studio 4 with Fanny Kiefer’

June, 2011:  My most recent demo reel:


June, 2011: Featured guest on Breakfast Television, Vancouver, BC.  Father’s Day in the Animal Kingdom.

May, 2011: Featured presenter on Daily Planet, Discovery Canada, for a piece I wrote on ‘Mothers Day‘ in the animal kingdom.

April, 2011 – present: Catch recurring episodes of ‘BIOMUSINGS on your local SHAW station!  Running daily.

March, 2011: Guest appearance on Breakfast Television, City TV, Vancouver

February 2011: Featured presenter on Daily Planet, Discovery Canada, for a piece I wrote on ‘Valentines Day in the Animal Kingdom’.

February, 2011:  ‘Valentines Day in the Animal Kingdom?  I think NOT!

January 2011: Featured guest on ‘Urban Rush’ with Fiona Forbes and Michael Eckford

January 2011:  Feature story on SHAW cable ‘The Express’ with Tiffany Gurden.

September 2010: Conservation film ‘Why did the toad cross the road?‘ featured on Daily Planet, Discovery Canada.



December, 2010: Work featured in The Chilliwack Times, interviewed on The Hawk 89.5 FM, and covered on

January, 2011: Work featured in the Chilliwack Progress, the Valley Voice and The Charlotte Observer.

October 2010: Work featured in The Vancouver Sun, The Province and the Chilliwack Times.


October, 2010: WINNER of the ‘Discovery World HD Film Snacks competition for my conservation film ‘Why Did the Toad Cross the Road’. This short film will be featured on national TV, the Discovery HD website, and showcased at the ‘Planet in Focus’ film festival in Toronto October 14-18, 2010.



Bondar, C.A. and Richardson, J.S. (in review) Stage-specific interactions between dominant consumers within a small stream ecosystem: direct and indirect consequences.

Bondar, C.A. ‘Pacifastacus’. 2010. In ‘Biology of Freshwater Crayfishes’,  Kawai, T. editor, Hokkaido University Press, Japan.

Bondar, C.A. and Richardson, J.S. 2009. The effects of ontogenetic stage and density on the ecological role of the signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) in a stream within its native range.  Journal of the North American Benthological Society 28(2): 294-304.PDF.

Bondar, C.A., Zeron, K., Richardson, J.S. 2006.  Risk sensitive foraging by juvenile signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 84: 1693-1697.PDF.

Richardson, J.S., Bilby, R.E. and Bondar, C.A. 2005. Organic matter dynamics in small streams of the Pacific Northwest.  Journal of the American Water Resources Association 41: 921-934.PDF

Bondar, C.A., Bottriell, K., Zeron, K. and Richardson, J.S. 2005. Does trophic position of hte omnivorous signal crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus) in a stream food web vary with life history stage or density?  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62: 2632-2639. PDF

Bondar, C.A., Zhang, Y. and Richardson, J.S. 2003. The conservation status of the freshwater crayfish, Pacifastacus leniusculus, in British Columbia, Canada.  Ministry of Land, Water and Air Protection Management Report 117. PDF

Bondar, C.A. and Page, L.R. Development of Asymmetry in the Caenogastropods Amphissa columbiana and Euspira lewisii. 2003. Invertebrate Biology 122: 28-41.

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