Could conservation become locked in a cycle of violence?

Could conservation become locked in a cycle of violence?

Confronted with the brutality of wildlife poaching, the urge to hurt the perpetrators is primal and understandable. A military response might even be an effective conservation strategy — but for how long? And at what cost? These are not brand-new questions, but are...
How many wild animals do people kill?

How many wild animals do people kill?

It’s such a simple question, and yet difficult to answer: How many wild animals do people kill? Population-level trends, of course, are well-known. One regularly hears about species declines and range contraction. But when it comes to the exact number of animals who...
No Adult Left Inside

No Adult Left Inside

As with so many of our adult traits, a love of nature can often be traced to childhood. Hiking and camping, or just playing in a vacant lot or neighborhood forest: such experiences are seeds of a lifelong connection to the living world, a connection that’s both good...

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