Department of Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science

3201 Arch Street Suite 240
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215.299.1080

Recent News

Layered lava flows of the Deccan Traps east of Mumbai, India. Photo by Mark Richards

Did Asteroid Impact or Volcanic Eruption Kill the Dinosaurs? Probably Both, Says New Study

October 02, 2015
Was it an asteroid impact on Earth 66 million years ago that wiped out the dinosaurs? Or the eruption of volcanoes in India for hundreds of thousands of years? ... Read More »
Putting the Brook Trout Back in Brooktrout Lake

Putting the Brook Trout Back in Brooktrout Lake

September 22, 2015
Once teeming with enough fish to earn its name, Brooktrout Lake – when surveyed in the 1980s – was found to be fishless.... Read More »
Illegal and legal logging in Ghana

As Demand for African Timber Soars, Birds Pay the Ultimate Price

September 14, 2015
Tropical forests are home to more of the world’s terrestrial biodiversity than any other habitat but are increasingly threatened by the impact of human activiti... Read More »

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