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Hand rearing for penguin conservation- latest science bulletin

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Latest Science Bulletins: Cuckoos

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

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Chernobyl’s Birds Adapt to Radiation- latest Science Bulletin!

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

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Conservation corridors benefit plants too!

Here is our latest Bio News about a very cool study showing that conservation corridors can increase plant dispersal! The AMNH link with the study and other resources: http://www.amnh.org/explore/science-bulletins/(watch)/bio/news/habitat-corridors-benefit-isolated-plants

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Just call me the Science Advisor

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

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Day at the Museum

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

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