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A Killer Lake

In 1986, Lake Nyos, a volcanic lake located in Cameroon, Africa, released a huge amount of carbon dioxide gas, killing over 1,700 people and countl ...

A Struggle for Power in China: The Three Gorges Dam

The Three Gorges Dam in China is one of the world's largest hydroelectric dams, providing energy for millions of people. However, the dam's constru ...

A Trip to the Beach

This interrupted case study, designed for an introductory biology or environmental science course, introduces students to the complexity of ecosyst ...

Building a More Intricate Web

This case study follows two beginning undergraduate researchers on a quest for a summer research project related to food web ecology. While writing ...

Dead Fish in Bear Pond

This interrupted case study introduces students to the complexity of understanding natural variation in ecosystems through time in the absence of l ...

One Glass for Two People

This case study focuses on the growing issue of water use rights in the southeastern United States. Approximately 1.3 million people in North and S ...

Tuna for Lunch?

This case examines mercury bioaccumulation and biomagnification within the context of the human health impacts of ingesting food (specifically, fis ...