Rafe Sagarin

Rafe Sagarin is a marine ecologist at the Institute of the Environment at University of Arizona. Rafe’s research includes everything from the historical and current sizes of intertidal gastropods (snails) to developing better ideas for national security, based on natural security systems. He is particularly interested in the Sea of Cortez, or Gulf of California, its ecological history, and the fascinating people past and present who have lived, worked, researched and journeyed there.

Recent Posts

May 15, 2014 in Environment

Snakes, Sunrises, And Shakespeare

How our deep evolutionary past still shapes our modern tastes, desires, and aversions.
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May 1, 2014 in Environment

The Future Looks Good For Citizen Science

Public participation in science, or citizen science, is finding a foothold in all branches of science.
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February 7, 2014 in Education, Environment, Mind, Technology

Books are Maps of Nature, Screens are Maps of Nothing

Our Stone Age brains never had or needed a way to process written symbolic language.
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