Essays

Bio Geo Engineering

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A list of demonstrations of how impactful ecological forces can be by influencing physical processes. Theoretically ecology could be harnessed to steer these forces in our favor.

A Superbloom for Ecological Data

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Ecology won't be limited by inadequate species surveys anymore. Instead we'll by limited by our ability to interpret an abundance of data.

Charting My Thesis Project

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Finding concentrations of neglected, under-researched, unprotected species of high evolutionary distinctiveness: a case study in bryophytes

The "Species" Problem that Breaks the Endangered Species Act

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Defining biodiversity by species doesn't work.

What Is the Goal of Conservation?

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Putting things back the way they were means actively changing things from how they are now. Deciding what to conserve is hard, and flows from a diverse range of motivations.

Types of Stakeholders

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A taxonomy of the groups shaping the management of wilderness areas.