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I’m Carin – a biologist, writer, and philosopher. My life is an eclectic combination of science communication, global adventures, lecturing, writing, and presenting.

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    Reasons For Divorce In The Animal Kingdom

    Divorce in monogamous birds has been seen to range from as low as 0% in waved albatrosses (Diomedea irrorata) to almost 100% in great blue herons (Ardea herodias). Photo via Adobe Stock As with humans, [...]
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3 Reasons Why We Need More Girls in STEM

September 2, 2020 0
Guest post by Aurora With only 28% of women making up the science and engineering workforce, it’s no secret that women are underrepresented in these fields. It’s vital to get more girls into STEM at […]
Animal Reproduction

The Impact of Misdirected Courtship

August 19, 2020 0
Misdirected courtship can lead to more serious consequences than the decreased biological success of a few individuals, as seen in the explosive breeding and “functional necrophilia” of an Amazonian frog. When invading species threaten the […]
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