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Justice for nonhumans: Why I rehabilitate wildlife

By Erica Cirino, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla Launchpad” Fellow Last week, a neighbor called to tell me her dog had unearthed an entire nest of rabbits. The dog mauled a mother rabbit and all her less-than-two-week-old babies but… Read More
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One fish, two fish, shallow fish, deep fish: Studying the behavior of deep-sea animals using sound waves

By Jessie Perelman, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla ‘Launchpad’ Fellow” Back in the early 1940s, researchers in southern California were experimenting with underwater sonar systems to try to detect submarines. Their sonar detection systems worked well in the shallow… Read More
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On rescues, miracles and just showing up

By Hob Osterlund, Safina Center Fellow Let’s say you’re an albatross chick, not quite six months old, recently adorned with the stunning plumage of an adult. It’s July, and you’re ready to fly for the first time. Your… Read More
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