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I'm Dan Killam. I'm an environmental scientist studying clams, climate, pollution, and conservation.

  • By Dan Killam
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly six posts per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2020 4
2021 3
2022 3
2023 5
2024 2

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Environmentally, you’ve got to hand it to Sauron
And now for something completely non clam-related…a speculative essay about LOTR as an environmental allegory, drawing on my posts to social media last week that clearly struck a nerve. I’m the first to admit that …
On , by Dan Killam, 605 words
The Biodiversity Collections Crisis
You might be familiar with the concept of the present “biodiversity crisis“. There is an increasing consensus in the ecological research community that the current loss of species this planet is experiencing is not sustainable, …
On , by Dan Killam, 1,140 words
Research Explainer: How giant clams record their diet in their shells
Two giant clams near Eilat in the Northern Red Sea. To the left is the small giant clam, Tridacna maxima, and to the right is a mature individual of the rare endemic giant clam Tridacna …
On , by Dan Killam, 1,950 words