Uranium mine poses threat to elephants, other wildlife
This video says about itself: 28 June 2018 New Caledonian crows can remember what a tool looks like and then make a new one just from memory. Read more here.
From the University of Turku in Finland: New wasp species with a giant stinger discovered in Amazonia July 5, 2018 Researchers from the University of Turku, Finland have discovered a new wasp species in the Amazon which has an exceptionally large stinger that surprised even the scientists. The new insect, which is found in the […]
This 2017 video from Canada is called Brown Bear Grizzly – National Geographic Documentary. From the University of Nottingham in England: New study questions when the brown bear became extinct in Britain July 4, 2018 New research provides insights into the extinction of Britain’s largest native carnivore. The study — ‘The Presence of the brown […]
Defenders of Wildlife News Release Washington,July 03,2018 Migratory Bird Treaty Act Turns 100 Today marks the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). The MBTA protects more than a thousand species of migratory birds from overhunting and commercial activities; it has prevented the extinction of migratory birds like the snowy egret […]
Introduction Drs. Silvio Marchini and David Macdonald have just released a fascinating new study about the human dimensions of jaguar (Panthera onca) conservation in Brazil. Long-time readers of The Jaguar and its Allies may remember these authors. In 2015, I shared an article of theirs that used the Theory of Planned Behavior (Ajzen, 1985) to examine ranchers’ intentions […]
30 June 2018 [Above photo: A leopard listening for a meal 15 feet from us. We are being very quiet!] It is 6:30AM and Linda and I are sitting on a deck cantilevered over the broad, muddy South Luangwa River. Actually, since the rainy season is past, we sit above a sandy expanse half the […]