Rhino face

Pink Rhinos and Elephants?

Poisoning ivory horns tagged with pink dye to deter poachers. When I read this old news on Facebook, at first I thought, "How does this affect survival among other wild animals?" Then I remembered that this is limited to animals living in fence reserves and human kill far more than the lions do. Then there … Continue reading Pink Rhinos and Elephants?

research logistics

Planning a Research Trip

I always wondered how is it that scientists travel to parts of the world often very few other people get to go to. One of my former professors, a plant ecologist and mycologist, traveled to Ascension Island. That is in the middle of the southern Atlantic Ocean, one of the most remote locations in the … Continue reading Planning a Research Trip