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Published: 09/29/2020

Another baby orca has been born to J pod, the Center for Whale Research confirmed Friday morning. It’s the second calf born this month for the endangered southern resident orcas...Read more

Published: 09/18/2020

NOAA scientists are partnering with citizen scientists in the OceanEYEs project to count seven important bottomfish species.

Hana Ra, UW Biology ’20 alumna, first became interested in citizen science during...Read more

Published: 09/17/2020

Carl Bergstrom was recently interviewed on The Open Mind podcast. In this episode, Carl discusses how to dismantle disinformation and his new book "Calling Bullsh*t: The Art of Skepticism...Read more

Published: 09/17/2020

Briana Abrahms, UW Biology assistant professor and Boersma Endowed Chair in Natural History and Conservation, is featured in an article in UW News about Whale Safe, a new online tool launched...Read more

Published: 09/14/2020

Carl Bergstrom is quoted in an article in The Atlantic on the U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The article argues that as the U.S. heads toward the...Read more

Published: 09/14/2020

Mother orca Tahlequah has had her baby.

The endangered southern resident killer whale, J35, touched hearts in the Pacific Northwest and around the world in August 2018 when she lost...Read more

Published: 09/03/2020

Jim Truman, UW Biology Professor Emeritus, is one of ten entomologists recently honored as 2020 Fellows of the Entomological Society of America.

Election as a Fellow...Read more

Published: 09/03/2020

Scott Freeman and Elli Theobald co-wrote an OpEd piece on Inside Higher Ed on active learning and how it will effectively help colleges and universities achieve antiracism, equity...Read more

Published: 08/28/2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) quietly changed its guidance on Monday to now say that asymptomatic people do not need to be tested for coronavirus, even if...Read more

Published: 08/27/2020

Ray Huey, UW Biology professor emeritus, lead-authored a paper recently published to PLOS ONE. The paper's findings represent the most comprehensive look at success and death rates in...Read more