Daniel Simberloff; college of arts and sciences; national academy of sciences; department of ecology and evolutionary biology News

Study: Green groups are relatively oblivious to economics


The Washington Post blogged about a UT study that finds that nonprofit organizations aiming to protect biodiversity show little evidence of responding to economic signals, which could limit the effectiveness of future conservation efforts. “Probably most striking was the finding about personnel. ‘Biodiversity conservation nonprofits may preferentially protect personnel when economic conditions are poor…likely at

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TN Vespre: Simberloff Receives Ramon Margalef Ecology Prize

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology professor Daniel Simberloff was officially awarded the Ramon Margalef ecology prize from the government of Catalonia, an autonomous region of Spain on October 29. A Spanish news station, “Telenotícies Vespre” covered the awards ceremony, featuring an almost two-minute story on Simberloff.