Helping Palau’s Plants

Helping Palau’s Plants

With only about 20,000 people, Palau may not be big on human population, but when it comes to its flora and fauna, its abundance is quite vast: there are approximately 830 native plant species…   read more

New Dimensions in Wildlife Research

New Dimensions in Wildlife Research

Condors can soar for hundreds of miles across the land looking for food as well as thousands of feet high up into the clouds. I needed an accurate 3-D home-range estimator that would make the most of the incredible 3-D movement data I was getting from these GPS-tracked condors.
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Puaiohi: Travel Made Easy

Puaiohi: Travel Made Easy

Airports are busy and hectic places…. Well, this is a story about the one and only time I was able to bypass all the waiting, because I traveled with two VIBs (Very Important Birds)!   read more

Ambassador Mi Ton Teiow Visits an Andean Bear Den

Ambassador Mi Ton Teiow Visits an Andean Bear Den

Because female bears give birth to cubs that are very tiny and helpless, the den where a female has her cub is a critical part of the species’ reproductive biology, as fans of giant panda webcams are well aware.   read more

California Least Terns: Safety in Numbers

California Least Terns: Safety in Numbers

These colonial nesters make no secret of where they lay their eggs because, in contrast to the shy and independent snowy plovers, the least terns’ motto is safety in numbers.   read more