What's it like being an ecologist? Science twitter has the answer with the latest hashtag, #ecologistsconfessions. Like #fieldworkfails and #bestfieldworkpic, scientists are using the hashtag to talk about their best blunders, embarrassments, and dirty little secrets that come with doing science for real.
It started with ecologist Meghan Duffy.In no time at all, the hashtag took off. Many of the tweets focused on realities of working in the field and studying flora and fauna. Some talked about living up to family expectations But others talked about true love. The hashtag is still updating with new stories. Check it out.
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