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Capture Loops

Oregon Wants to Kill More Federally-Protected Sea Lions to Save Endangered Fish

A case study in the unforeseen consequences of well-meaning attempts at wildlife conservation in the Pacific Northwest, so protective as to be counterproductive.
Leslie Nemo
4.7.18
living with jaguars
living with jaguars

Ecotourism in Costa Rica Is Putting Wildlife at Risk

Ecotourism has been a positive force in some ways, but native species like the jaguar, sloth, and howler monkey are losing ground to development.
Tracey Lindeman
4.6.18
ecology
ecology

Justice for the Swamp: Why We Hate Some Ecosystems and Not Others

It's not just the rainforests that need saving.
Melissa Cronin
4.6.18
living with jaguars
living with jaguars

Trump’s Border Wall Would Condemn US Jaguars to Extinction

“A viable jaguar population could be reestablished in the US, but not if the wall is built.”
Stephen Leahy
4.5.18
living with jaguars
living with jaguars

Jaguars Literally Cannot Resist Calvin Klein’s ‘Obsession for Men’

Scientists spray the fragrance on camera traps to attract jaguars for research.
Lisa Cumming
4.4.18
living with jaguars
living with jaguars

The ‘Path of the Jaguar’ Aims to Secure this Big Cat’s Enormous Range

Jaguars are increasingly isolated due to habitat fragmentation. Environmentalists, scientists, and locals are working to secure their free passage across over a dozen countries.
Becky Ferreira
4.3.18
living with jaguars
living with jaguars

Watch Our 360/VR Documentary 'Living With Jaguars' on Saving the Wild Cats of Brazil

We took VR cameras to the Brazilian Pantanal, which is home to one of the highest densities of wild jaguars in the world.
Kate Lunau
4.3.18
ecology
ecology

Fires Are Sometimes What a Forest Needs the Most

The Karuk Tribe in northern California has been prevented from practicing ceremonial landscape burns for 100 years. Now, ecologists are starting to realize that was a mistake.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.21.18
Conservation
Conservation

The World’s Last Male Northern White Rhino Has Died

There are two aged females left in the subspecies, but are infertile, meaning they are almost certainly doomed to extinction.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.20.18
Conservation
Conservation

Most Hunt Management Plans Aren’t Based in Science

In a new study, 60 percent of plans—spanning Canadian provinces and US states—lacked a scientific approach.
Lisa Cumming
3.7.18
suggestion box
suggestion box

Reclaim the Golf Courses

The world after golfing is a greener, more accessible one.
Jordan Pearson
2.28.18
HOTY2017
HOTY2017

The Beekeeper Who Makes Synth Music With His Bee Colonies

Bioni Samp translates bee behaviors and sounds into electronic music to help raise awareness of the ecological issues threatening them.
Troy Farah
1.17.18