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The department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior conducts a broad range of research spanning molecules to ecosystems from chimpanzee behavior to bacterial evolution, predator interactions on the Serengeti Plains to the impact of nutrients on grasslands. You are now viewing a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about EEB.

Setting the stage

Researchers deploy buoys and teams to collect expansive data sets, and anticipate more research acts to come.

Man in left of frame using a measuring device to mark a small sapling with green forest in the background

It’s a ... buoy! 

From the shores of Lake Itasca, the blob on the horizon might be mistaken for an abandoned watercraft. State Park staff did just that earlier this year.