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Animal Privacy Rights: Monitoring Wildlife Out of Existence

Animal Privacy Rights: Monitoring Wildlife Out of Existence

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 7, 2017 10

As the field of electronic wildlife-tracking has grown, so has our knowledge about the lives of animals. Through GPS collaring and trail cams, we’ve learned that zebras undertake the longest terrestrial migration in the

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Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2016 0

We are losing animal species at an alarming, unprecedented rate, and our wild places are increasingly coming under attack. If we’re not careful, our planet could soon have far fewer other kinds of beings

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Dogs May Be Our Best Conservation Aids

Dogs May Be Our Best Conservation Aids

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 26, 2016 25

Radio collars, GPS tracking devices and remote-controlled drones—when it comes to monitoring wildlife, it’s easy to get caught up in high-tech devices. It turns out, however, that our best tool for endangered species conservation

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Human-Wildlife Conflict and Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Human-Wildlife Conflict and Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 5, 2016 9

I heard about another act of wildlife poaching this morning. Only this time it wasn’t African elephants or Indian tigers or Indonesian rhinos. It was in the U.S., and it involved deer. The poachers

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New WILDLABS.NET: Where Technology and Conservation Meet

New WILDLABS.NET: Where Technology and Conservation Meet

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 22, 2015 0

It’s easy to find recent examples of how technology has helped wildlife conservation. New electronic tools for detecting and preventing animal and plant poaching, artificial appendages and limbs, and GPS tracking have all aided

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Video: Summer Beaches and Turtle Treks to the Sea

Video: Summer Beaches and Turtle Treks to the Sea

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 11, 2015 8

With the official start of summer arriving in just a little over a week, our thoughts are naturally turning to the world’s beaches. We won’t be the only ones, however, who’ll soon be populating

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