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Articles tagged: conservation

From Cages to Trees: Lessons from the Toucan Rescue Ranch

Friday, October 5th, 2018

I completed my externship at the Toucan Rescue Ranch mostly to educate myself about the pet trade, which can do a great deal of damage to wild populations of birds, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.

Can We Eradicate Goat Plague?

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

A Cummings School researcher is looking to wipe out a viral illness that threatens endangered species-and the livelihoods of families in the developing world.

And the Survey Says…

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

A biodiversity assessment reveals the many kinds of fauna living on the Grafton campus.

Searching for Southern California’s Birds of Prey

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Off-roading through canyons, exploring mountain chaparrals, and banding and tracking birds of prey in Southern California was all part of Tatyana Kalani’s, MCM17, winter externship. Source: http://cummingsvoices.tufts.edu/2017/04/searching-for-southern-californias-birds-of-prey/