"Barely Making It: A Conversation With ‘Eight Bears’ Author Gloria Dickie"

"Despite the conservation gains made by iconic bear species like the giant panda and the brown bear, most bear species remain at risk." "Gloria Dickie is an award-winning journalist who has documented the state of the world’s eight remaining bear species in a compelling new book, “Eight Bears: Mythic Past and Imperiled Future.”


Source: Mongabay, 09/28/2023
October 4, 2023

SWCC Webinar: The Lure of the Preprint — The Risks and Opportunities of Un-Peer-Reviewed Science

Preprints offer an opportunity to cover research when it is very fresh. But they also come with risks. This virtual workshop, 12:00 PM, EDT, is hosted by Science Writers and Communicators of Canada. It will not be recorded or available online afterwards. $15 for members and $30 for non-members.

Topics on the Beat: 

"Antarctica Just Hit A Record Low In Sea Ice — By A Lot"

"Sea ice levels around Antarctica just registered a record low — and by a wide margin — as winter comes to a close, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). This significant milestone adds worry that Antarctic sea ice may be entering a state of decline brought on by climate change."

Source: Washington Post, 09/27/2023


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