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Cecil is dead – now what?

Laurence Frank, research associate, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology | August 4, 2015

The world has been outraged by the death of Cecil, a well-known radio-collared lion killed by a trophy hunter outside Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park. I know too well the pain of losing beloved study animals: over 200 of my known lions have been killed by people in the 18 years I have done research on lion … Continue reading »

Good environmental news? Yes, even this week

Holly Doremus, professor of law | February 22, 2011

It’s been a pretty bad week from an environmental perspective. The House Republicans have dominated the news, passing a continuing resolution for the rest of FY ’11 that would gut environmental programs, block implementation of anti-pollution and species protection requirements, yet make essentially no dent in the national debt. (For commentary on the continuing resolution … Continue reading »