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October 28, 2019
Maternal dens are critical for bear reproduction. Unfortunately, we know almost nothing about how Andean bear females select and use the dens or den sites where they give birth and raise young cubs. Because food is...
October 28, 2019
As the competition has risen for college admittance and the pressure for getting into a good school increases, students have had to find a way to set themselves apart from their classmates. It is important for...
October 24, 2019
The necropsy lab is bright and gleams with stainless steel. Rows of tools hang along the side wall, and countertops with equipment ranging from tiny scalpels to microscopes to stacks of sample containers stand...
October 24, 2019
Last Spring I pursued an Independent Study as part of the Advanced Inquiry Program (AIP) graduate degree. The foundation of my study harks back to a lesson that I designed as a high school science teacher for my AP...
October 23, 2019
Alejandro Alarcon Pardo (Apu) has been a field assistant with the Peru giant otter conservation project for the last two years. He has many professional skills, which is why I chose him. But he also has other...
October 21, 2019
As a lifelong animal lover, I have dreamed of trekking with gorillas in the wild. I always wondered how such a powerful animal could be safe to visit on foot, with no protective barrier or way to escape. As a...
October 18, 2019
Lonely, scary, and unknown. Those were the feelings constantly felt through my whole educational career. As a first generation Mexican-American, and the first in my family to go to college, it has been a solitary...
October 15, 2019
The success of any conservation program relies not only on the staff within the program but on the incredible team of other zoological institutes and conservation programs that are dedicated to preserving and...
October 15, 2019
A clear jar is passed through the classroom, its brightly colored plastic contents tumbling around as it travels. Several third graders peer into the jar, trying to figure out what’s inside. “Is that a...
October 11, 2019
Do tropical ecology scientists now habitually offset their carbon emissions? Knowing what they do about the causes of climate breakdown and its (potential) impact on the Amazon rainforest – extreme events...

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