Time Scavengers

is creating Science content surrounding evolution and climate change

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About Time Scavengers


Thank you for visiting our Patreon page. Time Scavengers is a web-community created by two geoscience graduate students, Jen and Adriane. Together we develop and curate the content on TimeScavengers.blog. We explore and explain climate change and evolution through the lens of deep/geologic time. We have 30+ content pages that explore science, data, paleontology, geology, isotopes, paleoclimatology, and more. Additionally, we have several blog components that brings the public into the lives of scientists. Scientists are classically pictured in lab coats with wild hair - this is simply not the case for 99% of scientists. We hope to dispel some misconceptions about scientists and help make our work and lives more understandable! 

Our blogs include: 
  • Meet the Scientist, where we feature new scientists twice a month to explore their work, experiences, and drive for scientific curiosity.
  • Climate & Paleo News, blogs dissect a recent scientific article and provides a better understanding of the bigger picture for a non-science audience.
  • Field Excursions, showcase our field trips, research trips, or just fun adventures outside that involve geology, paleontology, or related content. 
  • Education and Outreach, a blog where we show how we give back to our local communities through outreach or educational events, and why doing so is important. 
  • Science Bytes, where we explain what we, as scientists, do on a regular basis. Some weeks we pick microfossils and other weeks we travel to national conferences. 
  • Byte of Life, where we share advice to others in academia based on our own experiences in our fields. This ranges from applying to graduate school to being part of marginalized groups and a scientist, and how we navigate our struggles and successes. 
We have many collaborators that are listed on our biography page. We would not be able to keep the blog components functioning without the help of our friends and collaborators. The website is expensive to keep up on WordPress and we hope to continue promoting the site through Facebook and Twitter. This is where you, the patrons, come in! We hope to keep the site up and running indefinitely. We are currently not in secure financial situations to pay for it out of our graduate stipends. We hope that through releasing content early on Patreon we are able to raise enough funds to keep our work moving forward!

Thank you for reading and please check out our Facebook and Twitter communities!
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When Time Scavengers reaches $500, we will do a special livestream question & answer session with our patrons. 
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