My cover story for the winter 2014 issue of The Wildlife Professional is now in print! You can check it out here.
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Ivory-seeking poachers are exhausting Africa’s elephant populations at an alarming rate, according to new research recently published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study provides the first reliable estimate of illegal elephant kills for the entire continent.
Last week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) declared an unusual mortality event for northeastern coastal areas from New York to Maryland. Nearly 150 bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) have washed ashore dead or dying since July, and the number of stranded dolphins continues to rise.