Category Archives: Blog

New Graphic Abstract Featured in Water Research

Did you know that concentrated gull populations at landfill are a significant source of phosphorus and nitrogen to local water systems? Graphic Team Lead Mary Zambello worked with authors Scott Winton and Mark River to create an infographic describing the results of their newest gull study for Water Research. Read the published paper here.

TerraComm Teams Up on Sooty Tern Paper Graphic

TerraComm co-founder Ryan Huang and graphic design lead Mary  Zambello teamed up to create a unique graphic abstract for his new article in PeerJ: “Sooty tern (Onychoprion fuscatus) survival, oil spills, shrimp fisheries, and hurricanes.” Check it out, and read the full paper here!  

Long Term Research and its Importance

by Erika Zambello As February transitioned into March, I was far from home. Leaving the long leaf pines and palm trees behind in Florida, I flew to Phoenix for a road trip up the West Coast. From Phoenix to San Diego to Santa Barbara to Monterey Bay to San Francisco, I visited five long-term ecological […]

TerraComm Leopard Infographic Published

Mary and Ryan have been hard at work designing an infographic on leopard range decline for a National Geographic press packet! This unique image has been included in a peer-reviewed article published by PeerJ, LifeGate, and more.

Tweeting for Conservation

As of this moment, I have exactly 42 Twitter followers. I jumped on the Twitter train a little late, and I have found that more of my friends are on Instagram and Facebook versus the Twitter platform anyway. Compared to say, Kim Kardashian (39 million followers), or Anderson Cooper (6.89 million followers), or noted climate […]

#FindYourPark Campaign

by Erika I have become fascinated by conservation communication campaigns. One of my current favorites is in honor of the National Park Service’s 100  Year Anniversary, and is known simply as #FindYourPark. When many people think “National Park,” they picture Yosemite or Yellowstone, which for many of us are hundreds if not thousands of miles […]

The Success of the #OptOutside Movement

by Erika On the Friday after Thanksgiving, I and many others were part of a movement. My actions were fairly simple: I went with my mother to the Gilsland Farm Audubon Center in Falmouth, Maine to look for birds. We spent about an hour walking their well-maintained trails, marveling at the different ecosystems we passed, […]