Sasha Paris is a science writer and publications assistant at the Paleontological Research Institution, and a docent at its Museum of the Earth in Ithaca, New York. Natural-history exploration and education are both her professional focus and personal passion, with a preference for aquatic or little-known creatures.
Fossil Trove Gives Insights on Ice-Age Caribbean Ecology
The arrival of humans to the Caribbean region likely caused a number of extinctions within the past thousand years. Direct human activities, such as habitat alteration and introduction of invasive…Read More
Little-known Limitations of the Living Fossil Concept
“Living fossils”—organisms from horseshoe crabs and coelocanths to ginkgos and horsetails—look much like their prehistoric ancestors. They have been praised on both sides of the ongoing evolution argument by Charles…Read More