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A new idea for curbing poaching in African elephant range is taking flight

By Katarzyna Nowak, Safina Center Fellow “Eyes in the sky” for aerial surveys and patrols are vital for monitoring and anti-poaching in African elephant range. Innovative approaches to collecting intelligence, guiding rangers’ ground responses, while also incorporating specialized… Read More
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Grandpa’s Reef film premieres at the DC Environmental Film Festival on Saturday, March 23, 2019

By Ben Mirin, Safina Center Fellow One year ago the National Geographic Society sent a team of explorers to make a virtual reality film on Apo Reef, the second-largest contiguous coral reef in the world. Located forty kilometers… Read More
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Take a look inside the cabinet of extinct and rare birds

By Molly Adams, Safina Center “Kalpana Chawla ‘Launchpad’ Fellow” In the mid 1800’s, the great auk, a large, flightless seabird, was hunted to extinction. Like many other species, these birds can now only be seen as specimens in… Read More
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