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.
As you may recall, the Center for Biological Diversity recently petitioned the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to reintroduce jaguars to the U.S. They’ve now released a list of frequently-asked questions (FAQs) to accompany their petition.
Well well, look who’s writing another update. Remember when I swore, in a fit of poverty-induced rage, that I’d never blog again? Guess how well that’s going?
I woke up today and found out that it was Christmas. This was a considerable letdown, because it meant that I was obliged to write a holiday-themed post full of snowy felines. Rather than give you pictures of warm-climate cats in the snow, however, I decided to focus on a species that lives in some of the coldest regions of our planet: the lynx.
The term “coexistence” gets thrown a round a lot, but what does it mean? More importantly, how do we achieve coexistence as it pertains to wildlife? That’s what Dr. Silvio Marchini and his co-authors sought to determine in their recent paper.
There’s been an exciting study making the rounds that actually has positive findings. The study, authored by Ceballos et al. (2021), was published in the journal PLoS ONE in October. It found that jaguar populations may actually be growing in Mexico.