Group News

Bearded Pig Conservation in Borneo: Understanding a legacy of coexistence
Wildlife conservation work on the ground often leads us to the realization that conservation challenges – and solutions – are
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Recent talk by Phoebe Parker-Shames on monitoring Cannabis farms and Wildlife
In this recent talk, Phoebe Parker-Shames, PhD Candidate in the Brashares Lab, presents preliminary results on the influence of cannabis farms
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Hydropower, rivers, and people: a recent TEDx talk by Brashares Group member Jessie Moravek
Hydropower is a renewable resource, but that does not make it sustainable. In this TEDx talk, PhD Student and Brashares
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Mapping Human-Carnivore Conflict: A multidisciplinary method
PhD Candidate, Christine Wilkinson, shares her experiences with her participatory research on human-carnivore conflict risk perception in Kenya.
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Update from the Field: Phoebe Parker-Shames
Catching change on camera: A recent update with PhD Candidate, Phoebe Parker-Shames, about her work on wildlife movement in Oregon.
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Field Site Visits: Wildfire & Wildlife in California
What does fire mean for wildlife? PhD Student Kendall Calhoun shares his experiences visiting field sites affected by wildfire.
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To avoid humans, more wildlife now work the night shift
A new study by Brashares Group members, published this week in Science, shows an increase in nocturnality among mammals.
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Perspective from the Field: Will Forests Have a Vote in Colombia’s 2018 Elections?
PhD Candidate Lauren Withey provides insight into how deforestation reduction efforts may fall victim to issues plaguing the peace process.
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Telling stories at the International Congress for Conservation Biology
How can we use storytelling for more effective conservation? Brashares group members host a symposium at ICCB in Colombia.
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Katy Seto honored with Distinguished Graduate Student Lecture
Congrats to Katy Seto for being selected to give her PhD finishing talk as the Distinguished Graduate Student Lecture!  
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Lab offers perspective on bushmeat hunting for Science
The use of wild meat is central to people's livelihoods worldwide, yet is also responsible for widespread animal population declines.
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Animal behavior key in designating effective wildlife corridors
Our new study reveals that animal behavior is key to planning which habitat connections are most essential for wildlife movement.
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