This post continues the retelling of my recent time in Belize: participating in an archaeology field school and learning about jaguar conservation. The remainder of this series is located in the “Travel” category of this blog. As I mentioned in the previous installment in this series, June 6, 2017 was too eventful for one post. … More Journey to Belize: A Talk and a Usurper
This is a very special post. A few weeks ago, I shared an article about a DNA field kit that could revolutionize snow leopard conservation. This kit, developed by Dr. Natalie Schmitt, will allow researchers to test scat (poop) that they find in the field. If it belongs to a snow leopard, the field kit … More Q&A with Conservation Geneticist Natalie Schmitt
Wildlife television is an important conservation tool. It can be highly educational, expose viewers to diverse ecosystems, and motivate people to care about far away creatures. Of all the natural history programs I am aware of, Wild Safari Live by WildEarth Media is the most powerful. WildEarth is the brainchild of Emily and Graham Wallington. … More The Enormous Potential of Wild Safari Live
A video of a jaguar hunting a caiman in the Pantanal (National Geographic, 2013).