Are humans causing a sixth mass extinction?

UF Biologist says yes, but it’s not too late to reverse the trend— yet. Read more here: original paper, Washington Post  


Congratulations to the winning team! Assistant Professor Emily Sessa and co-PIs awarded NSF Grant.

Dr. Emily Sessa and co-PIs Dr. Gordon Burleigh, Dr. Stuart McDaniel, and Dr. Christine Davis have received notice that a proposal titled “Collaborative Research: Building a Comprehensive Evolutionary History of Flagellate… Read More


Associate Professor Sixue Chen named Colonel Allan R. and Margaret G. Crow Term Professor

Associate Professor Sixue Chen who his being named a Colonel Allan R. and Margaret G. Crow Term Professor!  Dr. Sixue Chen, have received CLAS term professorship for 2015-2016.  Congratulations Sixue! … Read More


Jack Ewel, Emeritus Faculty, elected as Honorary Fellow of the Association for Tropical Biology & Conservation

Joining the ranks of Theodosius Dobzhansky, George Gaylord Simpson, et alia, Jack Ewel has been elected as an Honorary Fellow of ATBC! This is the highest honor conveyed by the… Read More

Evolution Sci

Creating Scientific Knowledge

In this invited “Soapbox Essay”, Eminent Scholar Robert D. Holt explains how we arrive at explanations for scientific phenomenon using climate change as an example. He uses a metaphor of… Click Here