Many people have heard about the devastating fires in the Brazilian Amazon. Unfortunately, neighboring Bolivia has also suffered from heightened fire activity this summer, as has the Brazilian Pantanal: the…
Researchers A. M. Lemieux and Nicholas Bruschi recently published an insightful paper about one of the illicit products being sold for use in Traditional Chinese Medicine: jaguar paste. They constructed “crime scripts” to determine how this substance is produced and traded, and to provide informed suggestions on how to curtail this alarming practice.
Here’s a disturbing story from National Geographic about a planned road that would slice through Florida panther habitat.
No Entry is a young adult novel about Yael: a 17-year-old girl who enrolls in a conservation-training program in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Yael learns that one of the rangers in her training program is involved in an elephant-poaching ring, which turns her world upside-down.
Record fires are sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, according to multiple news outlets.
In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve now returned from my stay at 3 Seasons Camp on Lake Kipawa, Quebec. I’ve actually been back for over a week. However, I took…
Imagine you just experienced beauty so sublime that you were struck dumb: all reasoning processes shut down, and all you could do was stand and stare. Then imagine that you had to put that encounter into words. That is my task, as I attempt to review one of the best documentaries ever: Encounters at the End of the World.
This fantastic editorial first appeared in the LA Times on July 6, 2019. It discusses the conflict between two crucial needs for southern California: increased housing and mountain lion (Puma concolor) conservation.