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Jane Goodall: Act Locally to Tackle Global Environmental Challenges

Friday, April 30th, 2021

The renowned scientist discussed her 60 years of chimpanzee research and conservation efforts as part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series Source: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/jane-goodall-act-locally-tackle-global-environmental-challenges

Saving the Sea Turtles

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

When an extraordinary cold spell in Texas led to the largest sea turtle stranding in history, here’s how veterinarians, conservationists, and others stepped in to help Source: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/saving-sea-turtles-texas

sea turtles being rescued

Adapting to Her Surroundings

Friday, December 11th, 2020

Miren Schleicher, V18, pushes her boundaries to implement climate-change-based solutions for a global impact.

Miren Schleicher, shown here caring for a penguin hatchling

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

An S.O.S. for Australian Wildlife

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020

Wildfires are ravaging the continent’s wild marsupials and other animals—Cummings School alumni are on the ground helping

Humane Society International’s Kelly Donithan, VG12, giving water to a koala bear as part of the disaster relief from the fires in Australia

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.

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

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