Author Archives: Jeremy Yoder

About Jeremy Yoder

Jeremy Yoder is a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences at the University of British Columbia. He also blogs at Denim and Tweed, and tweets under the handle @jbyoder.

Friday Action Item: Try something new

On Fridays while the current administration is in office we’re posting small, concrete things you can do to help make things better. Got a suggestion for an Action Item? E-mail us! Across much of the continental U.S., climate-changed spring is … Continue reading

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Friday Action Item: The budget proposal

On Fridays while the current administration is in office we’re posting small, concrete things you can do to help make things better. Got a suggestion for an Action Item? E-mail us! If you so much as glanced at Science Twitter … Continue reading

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Friday Action Item: Tell Congress to protect environmental science funding

On Fridays while the current administration is in office we’re posting small, concrete things you can do to help make things better. Got a suggestion for an Action Item? E-mail us! In the last week, supporters of science have seen … Continue reading

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Why science cannot help but be political

What does it mean to say that science is political? I’ve been contemplating that question since long before November 9, 2016, but it’s gained a great deal more urgency in the light of the current U.S. presidential administration. It’s also … Continue reading

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Friday Action Item: Visit a natural history museum

On Fridays while the current administration is in office we’re posting small, concrete things you can do to help make things better. Got a suggestion for an Action Item? E-mail us! This weekend, take a break from the news, if … Continue reading

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Population genomics in the “melting pot”

North America is full of new arrivals. Europeans colonized the continent starting half a millennium ago, displaced and eradicated native populations, and brought enslaved workers from Africa with them — and further immigrants have followed ever since. This mass movement … Continue reading

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Friday Action Item: Remind your Senators to vote against Scott Pruitt

On Fridays while the current administration is in office we’re posting small, concrete things you can do to help make things better. Got a suggestion for an Action Item? E-mail us! It’s been almost a full month since the inauguration … Continue reading

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