This has been a crazy week for snow leopard (Panthera uncia) conservation. Seven days ago, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) reclassified snow leopards from Endangered to Vulnerable. This has produced strong reactions – and not all of them have been positive. Among other services, the IUCN manages the Red List: the most … More What the Snow Leopard’s new Threat Status, and the Controversy Surrounding it, Mean
This post continues the retelling of my recent time in Belize: participating in an archaeology field school and learning about jaguar conservation. Searching for “Belize” in the search bar to the right will reveal the other parts of this series, and help this entry to make more sense. On June 1, 2017, I once again … More Journey to Belize: Plaster and Opportunities
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).