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September 27, 2019
On 13 September, an award ceremony took place at the headquarters of Peru's oldest and most respected newspaper, El Comercio. It was the culmination of a national contest, the first Barbara D'Achille Prize...
September 16, 2019
I just returned from the beaches of Churchill, Manitoba where polar bears spend their summers waiting for the sea ice to return to Hudson Bay. Climate change is causing the Arctic sea ice to break up progressively...
September 12, 2019
Being a conservation biologist, you have the opportunity to see major problems happening in the ecosystem that others might not be able to see. Since the beginning of the season, our Pacific Coast Bird Conservation...
September 10, 2019
It is a scorcher in the southwestern Peruvian Amazon. Accompanied by the Giant Otter Conservation Project’s human dimensions team, I climb into a van in Puerto Maldonado, the capital of the Department of...
Karyl Carmignani
September 04, 2019
Imagine your life savings is kept outside in a fenced-in area next to your house. Now imagine a stealth, nocturnal creature, as beautiful as it is terrifying, randomly swiping chunks of it, and you have little or...
Kim Hoang Do
September 03, 2019
I woke up one morning to an eruption of shouting in the distance. Some folks were exchanging morning greetings down the street. I peered out of my window only to encounter pitch-black skies, so dark that I had...
September 03, 2019
The breeding season is always an exciting time for us here on the Burrowing Owl Project, and we never know what surprises are in store. This season at Rancho Jamul Ecological Reserve (RJER), where we completed our...
September 03, 2019
With the tireless work of the Institute for Conservation Research (ICR) Burrowing Owl Recovery Team and Safari Park Bird Department at the Bird Breeding Complex (BBC), conservation breeding of burrowing owls (BUOW...
August 23, 2019
We scramble to complete the information panels on the walls, gather the trash strewn over the floor, and put the finishing touches on the arrangements for receiving our visitors: the table with the welcome packs...
August 22, 2019
For me, visiting Cocha Cashu Biological Station has become an annual pilgrimage. Bi-annual, if I'm lucky. This time I'm accompanying a large number of people that includes other Cashu staff, Peruvian...

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