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Alumni Spotlight: Stacia Carrington Takes on the Wildlife Trafficking Crisis

Her degree in Environmental Science and Policy set her up to make a difference in averting illegal wildlife trade.

by Alexis Earl |January 14, 2022
tiger heads and skins on a shelf

U.S. May Have Been Responsible for Almost Half of Recent Past Illegal Tiger Trade

A new study indicates that the scale has been underestimated.

by |January 12, 2022

Rhino Number 100 and World Rhino Day

The sound of a chainsaw rises discordantly above all natural sounds, disrupting the quiet of a warm African winters’ day, a destructive sound at odds with the African wilderness. But it is not a tree that is being felled. It is the horn of a rhino.

by |September 22, 2016