On Thursday, December 7, National Geographic released an important story about the forgotten lions of West Africa. Written by journalist and conservationist Micheal Schwartz, it is an informative article about a population of lions that desperately needs more attention. Schwartz starts by outlining why lions are faring more poorly in West Africa than they are … More The Forgotten Lions of West Africa
This post continues the retelling of my recent trip to Belize: participating in an archaeology field school and learning about jaguar conservation. The remainder of this series can be found in the Travel category of this blog. On June 7, 2017, I once again worked at Structure 130. Last time I was there, one of … More Journey to Belize: Melvis
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).