A Watchful Eye over Wildlife: Drone Technology & Conservation

by Caitlin Andrews When we think of field biologists, most of us imagine scientists trekking through uncharted rainforests or across endless savannas, armed with only a notebook and a pair of binoculars. These intrepid heroes, such as Jane Goodall, have shown us how much there is to be learned when we leave behind the comforts … Continue reading A Watchful Eye over Wildlife: Drone Technology & Conservation

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A Watchful Eye over Wildlife: Drone Technology & Conservation

by Caitlin Andrews When we think of field biologists, most of us imagine scientists trekking through uncharted rainforests or across endless savannas, armed with only a notebook and a pair of binoculars. These intrepid heroes, such as Jane Goodall, have shown us how much there is to be learned when we leave behind the comforts … Continue reading A Watchful Eye over Wildlife: Drone Technology & Conservation

Monarch Butterflies and the Plight of Migratory Species

by Caitlin Andrews Each year, on the last day of October, people in Mexico honor their ancestors and deceased loved ones during the holiday of Day of the Dead. Over three days of celebration, they march in parades wearing colorful masks and costumes, build ornate altars, and decorate gravestones with orange marigolds—gifts to the departed. … Continue reading Monarch Butterflies and the Plight of Migratory Species

Extinct Today, Alive Tomorrow: The Science And Ethics of De-extinction

by Caitlin Andrews As humans, we have a constant curiosity to know what life on an earlier Earth might have looked like. We use fossils, skeletons, and our own imaginings to reconstruct images of dinosaurs, woolly mammoths, and other prehistoric creatures. We visit museums to come “face-to-face” with these animals and pay tribute to species … Continue reading Extinct Today, Alive Tomorrow: The Science And Ethics of De-extinction