The sediments at Virginia’s Carmel Church Quarry have yielded over 50 fossil species, including whales, sharks, turtles, crocodiles, sea cows, and land animals. We are trying to save these remains before they’re lost to erosion.
The Mao is an endangered bird found only in Samoa. As little as 200 indviduals may remain in the wild. Our research aims to determine why this species is declining so appropriate conservation action can take place.
The goal of this project is to understand how hormones influence cooperation and social networks in a charismatic species of bird called the Wire-tailed manakin.
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