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Have you heard of brood parasitism? Basically, a bird, a cuckoo in this case, lays its own egg in another bird’s nest and leaves it there for the other bird to raise its young, which it does because the cuckoo … Continue reading
The Chernobyl nuclear disaster had a high ecological cost, with local wildlife suffering from physical deformities and reduced populations. The site has since emerged as a unique environment for scientists to study the long-term effects of continuous radiation exposure on … Continue reading
I wanted to write a little about one very cool aspect of my job: science advisor to bio bulletins. It sounds exciting, and it is! I am a the scientific advisor, or conservation expert, for the videos that play in … Continue reading
Here is a link to a great blog post by fellow museum postdoc Mark Weckel on NYC Urban wildlife and his project with Coyotes. The post is at the Center for Humans and Nature. Jumping the Fence.
I am in my fourth week here at the American Museum of Natural History and as soon as I step off the subway, I am reminded of the importance of the work I and so many others do as conservation … Continue reading