This post continues the retelling of my recent trip to Belize: participating in an archaeology field school and learning about jaguar conservation. The rest of this series is located in the Travel category of this blog. June 17, 2017 was one of the most eventful days during my six week trip. As such, I will … More Journey to Belize: A Tough Decision
In November of 2017, I published a Q&A post with Dr. Natalie Schmitt. Dr. Schmitt is a conservation geneticist who is developing a DNA field kit to help scientists study snow leopards (Panthera uncia). The paper kit can confirm whether or not a scat (poop) sample is from a snow leopard, dramatically reducing identification errors … More New Update and Video from Conservation Geneticist Dr. Natalie Schmitt
For the past several months, I have been recounting my experiences in Belize last summer – when I participated in an archaeology field school and then traveled around on my own to learn about jaguar conservation. The last post in this series saw the end of the archaeological portion of my journey. Before moving on … More What I Learned Through an Archaeology Field School
A video of a jaguar hunting a caiman in the Pantanal (National Geographic, 2013).