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Wild horses in the US are being shot with contraceptive darts

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Center for Animals and Public Policy director, Dr. Allen Rutberg, is quoted and research referenced in the article in New Scientist science and technology magazine Published January 26, 2020 By Alice Klein Shooting wild horses with contraceptive… Read More

Frames, facts, and the science of communicating environmental crises

Monday, December 30th, 2019

Authors: Josephine E.M. Martell (Tufts MAPP class of 2003) and Amanda D. Rodewald Published: October 15, 2019 Conservation Biology. Accepted Author Manuscript. https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13424 Article Impact Statement: Efforts to frame issues should be supported by empirical… Read More

Managing wild horses with PZP

Friday, January 18th, 2019

Dr. Allen Rutberg, director of Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy, presented on “Managing wild horses with PZP” at the Botstiber Institute for Wildlife Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Fertility Control Workshop in Albuquerque, NM,… Read More

MAPP Experience: AVMA Animal Welfare Judging and Assessment

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Alicia Pensarosa and Jessica Baldeck are students in the M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) program who have competed as our first-ever graduate students in the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) Animal Welfare Assessment… Read More

Tell Me More: Can Rhinos Survive Mankind?

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

Matt Lindenberg, founder of the Global Conservation Corps, talks about what’s behind the growth of rhino poaching and what can be done about it

Evaluation of Enrichment for Reptiles in Zoos

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Taylor Eagan, M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) 2016 Center for Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA, USA Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science Published: 2018 DOI: 10.1080/10888705.2018.1490182 Abstract Studies on… Read More