What we’re reading- Oct 18, 2013

Nature Deficit Disorder
Only 1 in 5 children in the UK feels connected to nature. This disconnect from nature has real consequences for conservation efforts in coming generations, and really emphasizes the need for wildlife outreach.

Microchipping Rhinos
Kenya plans to place microchips in the horns of rhinos to deter poachers and/or track horns in the market.

Urban Rat Population Genetics
Urban rats are a vector of disease and of interest for eradication programs. This study observed complex genetic structure of rats associated with the urban landscape.

Conservation Kickstarter
Our colleague Karen DeMatteo launched a Kickstarter campaign to support her conservation work on Argentinian felids and candids.

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