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Articles tagged: conservation medicine

Giraffes Under Parasitic Attack?

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Besides their graceful long necks and legs, giraffes are most recognizable by their distinctive spots. Now conservationists are concerned about a different sort of spots on giraffes, made up of dead tissue and crusty sores that ooze blood or pus.

Overfishing and Modern-Day Slavery

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Tufts’ Jessica Sparks researches the connections between fishing stock declines worldwide and forced labor on the open seas

Tracking the Jaguars of Belize

Friday, October 5th, 2018

The Jaguar Project, run by Dr. Marcella Kelly, began in the early 2000s and takes place in the northwestern region of Belize. I spent a month with the project, hiking through jungles and savannahs in search of wild cats.

How IVF can be Used in the Conservation of Endangered Species

Friday, October 5th, 2018

As a student in the Master of Science in Conservation Medicine (MCM) program at Cummings School, I look forward to linking what I have learned about assisted reproductive technologies like IVF with how they can be used for conservation of endangered species.

Turtle Hide and Seek

Monday, October 1st, 2018

They say it takes a village to raise a child; when it comes to turtles, it takes a classroom. The September sky is blue, and the air is crisp. It’s a good day for a walk… Read More

A Mastiff Issue in China

Friday, June 1st, 2018

A conservation medicine alum addresses the problem of free-ranging dogs on the Tibetan plateau.