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NY Times: Galapagos Treasure under Threat

by April 28, 2014
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The New York Times recently featured Dr. David Anderson’s work in the Galapagos on the Blue-footed boobies. The number of boobies, known for their brightly colored feet and signature mating dance, has dropped by 50 percent in the last 20 years, according to a paper published in the journal Avian Read more »

David Anderson Receives Funding from the National Science Foundation for Studies of Seabird Life Histories

by March 6, 2012
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Congratulations to Dave Anderson, professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “LTREB: Evolutionary Ecology of Seabird Reproductive Life Histories (DEB 0842199)” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Child Abuse in Birds?

by September 29, 2011
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WFU News Service, August 2011 For one species of seabird in the Galápagos, the child abuse “cycle of violence” found in humans plays out in the wild. The new study of Nazca boobies by Wake Forest University researchers provides the first evidence from the animal world showing those who are Read more »