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Kate McPherson

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Education: B.S. in Marine Science from the University of Maine, 2011 M.S. in Animals and Public Policy, Tufts University, 2012 M.Sc. in Marine Mammal Science from The University of St Andrews, 2018 Current Position: Right… Read More

Kate McPherson, MAPP 2012 alumna

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

A Day in the Life of a Whale Researcher

Monday, January 27th, 2020

Anjali Narasimhan, VG19, shares a first-person account of studying humpback whales in the remote wilderness of southeast Alaska

Anjali Narasimhan, VG19, drives a zodiac research vessel, scanning the waters for humpback whales

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