Tag Archives: Conservation

If a fish could write your water bill

A few months ago, I posted Why the mayor wants you to have a green lawn: The dark side of water conservation where I “exposed” the open secret of declining support for water conservation programs. Water managers call it “the … Continue reading

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Stress increases ‘costs of living’ for juvenile salmon

Although I originally just set out to describe some of my newly published research (“Costs of living for juvenile salmon in an increasingly warming and invaded world”), it’s probably not an accident that I find myself part of an unintentional … Continue reading

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Why the mayor wants you to have a green lawn: the dark side of water conservation

I recently met a new acquaintance (who shall remain nameless) that works in an agency (also nameless) that supplies water to a medium-sized metropolitan area (let’s call it “Somewhere, WA”). Over coffee, where I traded my stories in freshwater research … Continue reading

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Would you give up a latte to fund science? Crowdfunding for research

At some point in the last 10 years, a latte has become the currency of self-sacrifice needed to fuel any cause (as in, “for the cost of a daily latte, you could save for retirement”).  So naturally, when I started … Continue reading

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