Tag: distribution

November 17, 2020

Can pikas survive climate change after all?

When Andrew Smith hikes with his wife in the Sierra Nevada, he often wears a T-shirt with a picture of a pika on it. The image of the charismatic, rabbit-like...

January 25, 2019

In icy regions, researchers find polar opposite in predators

Take a cruise from the equator to the poles and you might notice some important changes in marine ecosystem. Species diversity is greater in the tropics, and it dwindles as...

December 21, 2017

Student research project: Chipmunks in the Oscura Mountains

In southern New Mexico, a seldom-studied subspecies of chipmunk faces an uncertain future due to the destruction of the high-elevation coniferous woodlands it inhabits. Using camera traps, a recent student...