Boosting Bats by Restoring Mexico’s Agaves By Kristen Pope and Laurel Neme The endangered Mexican long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris nivalis) hovered beside the 20-foot-tall stalk of an agave and probed the deep flowers with its long snout. Lapping at the nectar, flakes of pollen blanketed its muzzle, ready to drop into the next flower. With light-colored…

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By Laurel Neme and Ben Kennedy, special to mongabay.com December 14, 2010 Chris Palmer reveals the secrets of wildlife documentaries. Laurel Neme’s interview with wildlife filmmaker Chris Palmer aired originally aired November 15, 2010. The interview was conducted by both Laurel Neme and “The WildLife’s intern, Ben Kennedy. It was transcribed by Ben Kennedy, who also wrote this introduction. …

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By Laurel Neme, special to mongabay.com September 07, 2010     Steve Osofsky, wildlife veterinarian and also Director of Wildlife Health Policy at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), spoke with Laurel Neme on her “The WildLife” radio show and podcast about the intersection between wildlife, livestock and human health, and how paying attention to all three in tandem leads…

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By Laurel Neme, special to mongabay.com June 16, 2010 Rhett Butler, founder of mongabay.com, spoke with Laurel Neme on her “The WildLife” radio show and podcast about what prompted him to develop his environmental website and also about some of the more interesting and bizarre stories he’s pursued in Madagascar, the Amazon and around the world. This interview was…

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