Ahead of next week’s post, information on the US Fish & Wildlife Service plan to destroy six tons of stockpiled ivory, in an effort to send a message about the recent, sharp rise in global poaching that has devastated rhino, tiger, and elephant populations.
Denali National Park Gets ‘Google Street View’
Take a tour of Denali from the comfort of your warm, cozy bed. Or from your cold, boring grad student office where you’re working late at night. Whichever suits you.
Five Species You Thought Were Endangered That Really Aren’t
Slate may need a new fact checker as the humpback whale, cloud leopard, and komodo dragon are all listed endangered by FWS, while the polar bear is listed threatened. Explore FWS protected species here.
A Positive Perspective on Grad School
Great perspective on grad student life, highlighting that grad school is about getting paid to learn about what you love!
Elephant Behavior following Culling
Culling has long-term implications of elephants’ social behavior and may affect the health of populations.
Eles in Non-Protected Areas
Non–protected areas not only provide connectivity for elephants, but year-round habitat for some individuals.