February 01st, 2013
During ECCo’s 25th Rapid Inventory, the team of botanists found 7 new plant species to science. Some are hard to reach, but ECCo field researchers are up to the challenge.
January 29th, 2013
Epic filmmaking. Darkest ocean depths. Secrets of the Museum revealed. Your best summer yet.
November 08th, 2012
Field Museum scientists and an international team of collaborators conducted fieldwork in New Caledonia - where they collected a group of plants commonly called bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts), ferns, as well as a group of organisms called lichens. New Caledonia is one of the world’s 35 biodiversity hotspots (and one of the smallest—about the size of New Jersey) with exceptional biological and ecological diversity.
September 10th, 2012
Here is a list of past ECCo newsletters. Click on any of the following links to open the newsletter in another window:
August 28th, 2012
Alexandra G. Rivera reflects on her experience participating in The Field Museum's ECCo Division's Mighty Acorns program for 4th-6th graders.
August 15th, 2012
Field Museum staff lend their expertise to support conservation efforts in Northwestern Illinois
May 07th, 2012
Bruce Patterson and Paul Webala study Kenya's bats. Their research includes recording bat calls and using them to identify different species. Take a look at how they do it!
March 20th, 2012
Rapid invtories lead to rapid protection. 2.14 million acres newly protected in Zona Reservada Yaguas
March 02nd, 2012
An ECCo scientist shares a recent read. Here, William deBuys writes the story of the American southwest from the most influential factor in shaping its past, present and future: water.
March 02nd, 2012
A monthly feature that counts it all up