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wildlife conservation

It’s Groundhog Day

Tuesday, February 1st, 2022

Camera traps in wooded areas around campus can catch interesting habits of animals, this time of a groundhog.

Ground Hog Camera Capture in woods on Grafton Cummings School Campus

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.

A Rescue Mission

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

For years, international organizations have turned to Jim and Jenny Desmond to care for primates in crisis and to track dangerous diseases. Now, they’re taking on their toughest challenge yet.

Bird CSI: A Loon, a Swollen Spleen, and a Mysterious Disease

Friday, May 20th, 2016

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Rescuing Backyard Tigers

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

Kelly Donithan is on a mission to curb illegal wildlife trafficking

Crude Awakening

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

What veterinarians are learning about rescuing wildlife trapped in our oily messes