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Breeding Birds and Beyond

You’ve probably noticed that days are longer during summer than winter. Learn how Pierre Deviche's love for the outdoors led him to doing field research on the timing of breeding in birds.

Anatomy of an Article

Reading a scientific article can seem like a difficult task, but seeing how a scientific article can be broken down into parts helps to simplify your reading.

Hummingbirds

When you think of hummingbirds, you may think about how they can fly in almost any direction. But there is a lot more to these acrobatic birds than meets the eye.

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What is an ecosystem service?
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by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.