April 30, 2020
Island University Researcher’s Team Finds New Ways to Study Rare Animals
An international team of scientists led by Dr. Barnabas Daru of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, has published a paper in Nature Communications that may change the way conservationists study and measure endemic populations of birds, amphibians, and other life around the world.
Please read the full news release on the TAMUCC’s News and Events page here.




November 2018 Our Phil Trans B issue on ‘Biological collections for understanding biodiversity in the Anthropocene’ edited by Emily, Barnabas, Jonathan and Chuck is out online! It’s about a collection of fantastic scientists writing about using natural history collections to study global change. PLEASE READ IT

December 2017 Our study on illuminating botanical bias received press attention in Harvard Gazette. The full press coverage is available here.


January 2017 Watch my TV interview with WGBH Forum Network Boston on “the vital role of seagrasses in marine ecosystems

September 2016 Our paper on seagrass phyloregions is out and has been covered by Harvard Gazette (here).

September 2016 Our paper (led by Tristan Charles-Dominique) on Spiny plants, mammal browsers, and the origin of African savannas is out in PNAS! It has been covered by various news organizations including PHYS.ORG (here), News24 (here), and ValueWalk (here).