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FrogWatch USA

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHuY4BF50Jk] Andrew Blaustein, Zoology Professor and Director of the Environmental Sciences Graduate Program at OSU, says amphibians are experiencing mass extinctions: Oregon State University zoologist Andrew Blaustein says monitoring amphibians is important because they are especially sensitive to environmental changes. They have no hair or feathers and their eggs have no shells, and they also […]

Environmental Sleuthing

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Why is the air hazy today? Why aren’t fishing conditions as good as they used to be? And… what is Dioxin, anyway? Oregon State University is helping the community understand the answers to these questions through their Community Outreach and Education Program. The Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) Center and the Marine and Freshwater Biomedical Sciences […]


Friday, February 29th, 2008

With all due respect to the other Janes on campus, at OSU when you say “Jane”, it can only mean one person: Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Wayne and Gladys Valley Professor of Marine Biology and Distringuished Professor of Zoology, Oregon State University. Jane was recently a guest on NPR’s Talk of the Nation: Map Reveals Extensive Damage to […]