Tag: field research

Close Encounter: Swimming with the Sharks

Written by | April 9th, 2013

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Nature Conservancy magazine Senior Editor Matt Jenkins spent an unforgettable hour snorkeling with 10 baby blacktip reef sharks during his reporting trip to Palmyra Atoll. Read his shark-filled adventures here.

Studying Wildlife to Death?

Written by | July 8th, 2009

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Are conservationists studying some wildlife to death? Writer Cat Urbigkit ponders the question in an interesting post on the Querencia blog about impacts of radio collars on bison and other animals. She includes pictures of collars rubbing animals’ necks raw, and wonders: Is all this really necessary? Noting the intrusive nature of collars, Urbigkit writes: “I […]

Where Is The Spot-Tailed Earless Lizard?

Written by | May 14th, 2009

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  “Some see the glass as half empty, and some see it as half full. Conservationists see the glass as too big.” I chuckled when I read that quote recently in a profile of John Karges, the peerless Texas naturalist and wildlife biologist. Clever aphorisms aside, optimism and conservation can often be difficult to reconcile. […]

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