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Forbes Magazine: Emerald Labyrinth Top 10 Biology Book of 2017

A great honor for Emerald Labyrinth to be recognized by Forbes Magazine. See the story here:


Other reviews of the book are outstanding as well:

2018. Spawls, S. Book review. Emerald Labyrinth: A Scientist’s Adventures in the Jungles of the Congo, by Eli Greenbaum. Herpetological Review 49:147–148.

2018. Gibbons, J. Whitfield. Lifting the veil of the mysterious Congo [Review of Emerald Labyrinth]. BioScience 68:44–46. Available at:

2017. Nature: “Books in Brief” Review of Emerald Labyrinth.

2017. Publishers Weekly Review of Emerald Labyrinth.

2017. Booklist STARRED Review of Emerald Labyrinth.

2017. Kirkus Review of Emerald Labyrinth.

The Itombwe Golden Frog’s Uncertain Future

Towering like a surreal wall of rock into the clouds from the western shores of Central Africa’s Lake Tanganyika, the mountains of the Itombwe Plateau are impressive, beautiful, and unique.

Frogs, the Congo and the Future of Humanity

In the midst of civil war, violence, rampant corruption and treacherous terrain, you will find Eli Greenbaum, Ph.D., looking for frogs.


Meet the Researchers Who Scour the World's Most Dangerous Corners in Search of Biological Riches

Militants, malaria and pirates are just some of the challenges these scientist-explorers face in their quest to map the world’s diversity.




Chameleon Brain Study

In the middle of the jungle, UTEP researchers are pioneering new science...



Here's What Happens When a Chameleon Looks in a Mirror

Chameleon colors aren’t just camouflage, says Eli Greenbaum, an evolutionary geneticist at the University of Texas at El Paso—they also change due to temperature shifts or emotions.


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