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A Troubling Question: Why Are the Monarchs Declining in the West?

A male monarch nectaring on Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The question is troubling: What's going on with the monarch butterfly population in the West? The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation...

A male monarch nectaring on Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A male monarch nectaring on Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A male monarch nectaring on Mexican sunflower (Tithonia) in Vacaville, Calif. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch sipping nectar from its host plant, milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A monarch sipping nectar from its host plant, milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A monarch sipping nectar from its host plant, milkweed. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cambridge Scientist to Speak on Plant-Nematode Parasitism

This is an adult Caenorhabditis elegans, one of the nematodes that Sebastian Eves-van den Akker studies. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

When you think about global food security, you may not immediately think of plant-parasitic nematodes. But you should. They are a major threat to...

This is an adult Caenorhabditis elegans, one of the nematodes that Sebastian Eves-van den Akker studies. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
This is an adult Caenorhabditis elegans, one of the nematodes that Sebastian Eves-van den Akker studies. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

This is an adult Caenorhabditis elegans, one of the nematodes that Sebastian Eves-van den Akker studies. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)

Corrie Moreau to Speak at UC Davis on 'The Evolution of Ants'

Colonies of Camponotus semitestaceus (carpenter ants) as identified by UC Davis entomologist and doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot. These are in a Vacaville park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

For several weeks now, we've been watching colonies of carpenter ants in a Vacaville, Callif. park. They draw the attention of curious kids--some...

Colonies of Camponotus semitestaceus (carpenter ants) as identified by UC Davis entomologist and doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot. These are in a Vacaville park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Colonies of Camponotus semitestaceus (carpenter ants) as identified by UC Davis entomologist and doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot. These are in a Vacaville park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Colonies of Camponotus semitestaceus (carpenter ants) as identified by UC Davis entomologist and doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot. These are in a Vacaville park. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Carpenter ant activity in a Vacaville park. These are Camponotus semitestaceus, as identified by UC Davis entomologist and doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot,   (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Carpenter ant activity in a Vacaville park. These are Camponotus semitestaceus, as identified by UC Davis entomologist and doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot, (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Carpenter ant activity in a Vacaville park. These are Camponotus semitestaceus, as identified by UC Davis entomologist and doctoral candidate Brendon Boudinot, (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, January 10, 2020 at 5:44 PM

Congrats to Antoine Abrieux, Innovator Fellow Award

This is the tiny insect--a fruit fly known as the spotted-wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) that Antoine Abrieuz studies in the Joanna Chiu lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Congrats to postdoctoral researcher Antoine Abrieux of the Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of California, Davis! Abrieux,...

This is the tiny insect--a fruit fly known as the spotted-wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) that Antoine Abrieuz studies in the Joanna Chiu lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
This is the tiny insect--a fruit fly known as the spotted-wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) that Antoine Abrieuz studies in the Joanna Chiu lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

This is the tiny insect--a fruit fly known as the spotted-wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) that Antoine Abrieuz studies in the Joanna Chiu lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Postdoctoral researcher Antoine Abrieux of the Joanna Chiu lab is also a talented photographer and enjoys capturing images of insects, such as this lady beetle (ladybug) in flight. (Photo by Antoine Abrieux)
Postdoctoral researcher Antoine Abrieux of the Joanna Chiu lab is also a talented photographer and enjoys capturing images of insects, such as this lady beetle (ladybug) in flight. (Photo by Antoine Abrieux)

Postdoctoral researcher Antoine Abrieux of the Joanna Chiu lab is also a talented photographer and enjoys capturing images of insects, such as this lady beetle (ladybug) in flight. (Photo by Antoine Abrieux)

Covering Biodemography and Trail-Blazing the Emerging Field

Lead author James R. Carey also designed the cover of the book,

When you look at the cover of the newly published book on biodemography by James R. Carey of UC Davis and Deborah A. Roach of the University of...

Lead author James R. Carey also designed the cover of the book,
Lead author James R. Carey also designed the cover of the book, "Biodemography: An Introduction to Concepts and Methods."

Lead author James R. Carey also designed the cover of the book, "Biodemography: An Introduction to Concepts and Methods."

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