This summer, Martha Boben ’19 managed to ask big questions of some of the smallest creatures.
Wheelwright was joined on the radio by fellow biologist Patty Jones, director of the Bowdoin Scientifc Station on Kent Island. Jones recently featured on Nature Moments, where she talked about the pollination habits of bees.
Tracy Wolstencroft ’80 will take over as president and CEO of National Geographic Society, shepherding the nonprofit into a new era in which it hopes to contribute to a “healthy, more sustainable planet for generations to come.”
Stephanie Rothenberg has a lot to learn, and she’s excited about it. “I’m interested in the Maine coastline, the impact of climate change, and what this is all doing to the livelihood of those who depend on the sea for a living.” She’s sitting behind her desk in Bowdoin’s newest building, the Roux Center for the […]
Whip-poor-wills, swallows and other birds that feed on flying insects are rapidly disappearing throughout the northeast. The same is true of too many other animals and plants. As species disappear, so do once-familiar sounds.
How can so many frog species co-exist in the same pond without competing for food or accidentally mating with the wrong species?
Each year students who work for Bowdoin Sustainability organize Greenstock as a way for students to gather outside, hear live music, get their bikes tuned for free, and learn about student clubs with an environmental bent.
Beginning this fall, the biology department is offering an Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology (EEMB) concentration for students who want to study the land, ocean, forest, lakes, and rivers of Maine and beyond.