One of the most troubling developments for jaguars (Panthera onca) in recent years has been the resurgence of the illegal trade for their body parts. While the word “illegal” might imply actions done in secret, a new report by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) suggests that sometimes, this illicit trade takes place on the ‘front pages’ of the internet.
The past two workdays – July 20 and 21 – had been full of hiking, which is cardio, and you know how I feel about that. Guess what we did on July 22? Hiked up a mountain.
A cat-related story is sweeping the internet, and it involves a country that you might not think of as being home to big cats: Turkey. A rare subspecies of leopard that was considered extinct in Turkey for 45 years has just been filmed there.
Now that I’ve dropped out of my Ph.D. program (i.e. ruined my life), I have time to update my writing portfolio. One of the projects I’ve contributed to is NatureVolve.
The environmental news outlet Mongabay recently published a fascinating article about jaguars. It features, shockingly, good news regarding conservation. Written by journalist Sarah Brown the article, details how conservationists are using tourism and education to help reduce illegal killings of jaguars in the Brazilian Pantanal.
July 21, 2020 was a special day. That’s because it’s the day when my AmeriCorps crew and I met our main “boss” with the City of Boulder, the personification of fear itself: Jo.
A new study has just included jaguars as one of the 20 most important large mammals to restore.
For those of you who don’t know me, I look like I’m in shape – but this is a trick. If I do more than 30 seconds of cardio, I fall to the ground, defeated, and accepting of death. Guess what kind of work hiking all day with a sledgehammer in your backpack is? Cardio.