Live From the Congo: Will A ‘Notoriously Violent’ Poacher and Rapist Hamper Elephant Ivory Project’s Efforts to Stop Poaching?

It’s been a fortunate few days. We arrived in Kinshasa on Monday, exhausted from 36 hours of transit, and found the Congo just as hot as we left it two years ago. On Tuesday morning, we met with Dr. Teresa Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Hooded Seal

  Photo credit: Sea Mammal Research Unit   The Hooded Seal, Cystophora cristata, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. This species gets its name from the striking nasal appendage found on adult males. Hooded Continue Reading