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by Jaime Gordon

In 1975, Hitchcock was one of several graduate students who traveled to the Kalahari Desert region of Botswana to undertake interdisciplinary anthropological research. When the group arrived in the northeastern…

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- Sep 03, 2016
Studying the Indirect Effects of Wildlife Loss at the Mpala Research Centre in Kenya
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by Elizabeth Forbes

First thing on Monday morning, I get into the driver’s side of the Land Cruiser, grasping the “holy sh*t” handle to hoist myself up into the seat. My field team clambers into the back; the other front…

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- Jul 16, 2016
Look Deep Into Nature
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by Lourens Durand

The strident call of the Woodland Kingfisher proclaims the arrival of spring in South Africa, and the return of the bird from its winter visit to the north. Whilst enjoying a morning walk, we noticed a…

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- Oct 12, 2015
Forecasting a Future for Cheetahs
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by Sarah Abdelrahim

Ecoreporter Sarah Abdelrahim interviews Dr. Laurie Marker of the nonprofit, A Future for Cheetahs, to gain insight on the global cheetah population, the key drivers in their decline, and recent successes…

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- May 11, 2015
The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
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by Clare Helen Galloway

Geologist and journalist Clare Galloway, whose artwork illustrates the stark beauty of life in southern Africa, lives on a game farm outside Okahanja, Namibia. Join her as she takes the reader on a journey…

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- Oct 28, 2013
Backyard Wildlife
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by Keiran Snow Dawson

Join American University student Keiran Snow-Dawson as he goes in search of the wildlife that lives in his own backyard. In this photo essay, he illustrates that even in urban areas, wildlife can be abundant.…

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- Sep 30, 2013
Children's Book Author Crusades for Tibetan Wildlife
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by Lauren Neville

Author Naomi Rose talks with Izilwane about her new children’s book, Where Snow Leopard Prowls, Tibet’s rare wildlife, and the importance of protecting Tibet’s fragile ecosystems.

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- Nov 05, 2012
Do you know the Pudú?
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by Merri Collins

Pudú are the world’s smallest deer species, found in the temperate forests of South America. Like other deer, pudú eat foliage, shoots, twigs, bark, buds, fruit and seeds.

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- Jun 08, 2012
From Botswana
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by Sophy Burnham

Thank you for joining us in reading these Field Notes from writer Sophy Burnham, an award-winning playwright, novelist, and nonfiction writer whose books have appeared on the New York Times bestseller…

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- Nov 01, 2011