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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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Top 10 Things I Learned about Nature in 2014

Top 10 Things I Learned about Nature in 2014

Candice Gaukel Andrews December 30, 2014 20

The year 2014 is now in its final hours.Traditionally, during these last, waning days, we look back on what kind of year we just had, what we accomplished and what we could have done

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Poachers Hack into a Tiger’s GPS Collar: Are Wildlife Tracking Devices Helping Criminals?

Poachers Hack into a Tiger’s GPS Collar: Are Wildlife Tracking Devices Helping Criminals?

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 22, 2013 18

There’s no doubt that tracking devices, such as GPS collars, have helped researchers monitor and conserve wildlife. While the necessity of capturing and handling wild animals—and the high costs involved—in order to attach these

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Traditional Tracking vs. Electronic Surveillance: Has Wildlife Research Become Too High-Tech?

Traditional Tracking vs. Electronic Surveillance: Has Wildlife Research Become Too High-Tech?

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 2, 2013 13

From Florida manatees equipped with small, satellite-monitored tags to elk in the Rocky Mountains fitted with large radio collars, our wildlife is becoming more wired every day. We now know more about the locations

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