DAYS CREEK - Two state Department of Fish & Wildlife biologists
and a pilot were injured Monday when a helicopter crashed in the South Umpqua River near Days Creek southeast of Roseburg.
9 Current Biology, the biologists
suggest a 6-month season and a 90 percent reduction in the several million traps currently permitted.
Other field biologists
suggest that bears also spread nitrogen via urine and feces.
As another example, Cornell biologist
Susan McCouch works with researchers in the Ivory Coast, among other places, to identify and analyze rice genes that might have desirable traits, say, for drought resistance.
And this time, it's mainly due to human activity and not natural phenomena like a comet smashing into the planet, say the polled biologists
. They consider biodiversity loss a more serious environmental problem than global warming, pollution or depletion of the ozone layer.
Pollack next takes on Richard Dawkins as the biologist
who "best articulates a vision of science that would abolish all religious insight" by reducing it all to the level of the meaningless.
But according to Chris West of the American Forest Resource Council, another federally employed biologist
was caught planting lynx hair samples in the Oregon Cascades.
The new wildlife biologist
"will help us deliver on our commitments and our external requirements, including marketplace expectations, particularly with respect to certified products," Nicks says.
His father had been a career fish biologist
, and he had lived on hatcheries as a child and often assisted his father with his duties.
Among those working on the origins question is biologist
and Nobel laureate Christian De Duve, who has outlined a theory of how life might have arisen.
There is no such thing as a "typical" marine biologist
. Some marine biologists
study the life cycles of fish, whales, turtles, and other species to ensure they are not overfished or threatened with extinction.
Wolfer previously worked as the assistant district biologist
, where he dealt with issues ranging from sage grouse management to the occasional (unverified) report of a wolf sighting.