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Vermont Public Radio: Laurel Neme talks about Legal and Ethical Questions of Big Game Trophy Hunting of Cecil the Lion

First posted on 2015-08-11       Legal And Ethical Questions Abound In Big Game Trophy Hunting  By Jane Lindholm & Patti Daniels • Jul 30, 2015  ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email LISTEN AT: http://digital.vpr.net/post/legal-and-ethical-questions-abound-big-game-trophy-hunting In this undated photo provided by the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, Cecil the lion rests in Hwange National Park, in Hwange, Zimbabwe. Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a lion appeared…

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The WildLife: From bats to humans – echolocation for the blind, Carol Foster

First posted on 2015-02-01   While researching bats for one of her films, documentary filmmaker Carol Foster learned that humans were also doing what bats could do, namely using echolocation to see.That set her off on a project to help the blind in Belize learn this amazing skill. She’s even launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo (called Opening…

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Wisconsin Public Radio: Kathleen Dunn Show

  Laurel Neme on Wisconsin Public Radio’s The Kathleen Dunn Show       Along-tailed macaque kept in a small cage while on sale at a local market in Medan. Northern Sumatra, 2003. Trading To Extinction February 13, 2014 – 1:00pm Share:      ListenDownload Average: 4.5 (2 votes) Tomorrow the UK government hosts the London Conference on the…

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Conversations Live with Cyrus Webb

  Author Laurel Neme discusses ORANGUTAN HOUDINI on Conversations LIVE Host Cyrus Webb welcomed Laurel Neme to Conversations LIVE on September 10, 2014 to discuss her love of wildlife, the success of her book ANIMAL INVESTIGATORS and the new book out this year ORANGUTAN HOUDINI. Go to episode. Check Out Environment Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio…

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Mongabay.com: The dark side of new species discovery

By Laurel Neme, special to mongabay.com December 21, 2011  This interview originally aired on March 14, 2011. It was transcribed by Kirstin Fagan. Part 1 of this interviewScientists and the public usually rejoice when a new species is discovered. But biologist Bryan Stuart has learned the hard way that the discovery of new species, especially when that…

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Mongabay.com: Seahorses Under Stress

By Laurel Neme, special to mongabay.com November 21, 2011 This interview originally aired on January 17, 2011. It was transcribed by Dustin Circe. With about 25 million seahorses sold each year, global consumption of seahorses is massive. They’re used in traditional Asian medicine and also sold as curios and aquarium pets. Over the last decade, overexploitation and habitat…

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Mongabay.com: Covert Creatures: The Clandestine Lives of Seahorses

By Laurel Neme, special to mongabay.comNovember 15, 2011  This interview originally aired on January 17, 2011. It was transcribed by Dustin Circe. Seahorses are strange looking creatures, with a horse’s head on top of a kangaroo’s pouched belly, bulging, swiveling chameleon eyes, a prehensile monkey tail, color-changing armor and a royal crown, all shrunk down to…

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The WildLife: Nature Walks and Backyard Wildlife, Mark Fraser

Naturalist Mark Fraser shares his enthusiasm for wildlife  and reveals simple things you can do to help wildlife in your own backyard. He takes “The WildLife” host Laurel Neme on a “virtual tour” of New England forests to meet local “residents” from fishers to coywolves to salamanders and songbirds. This episode of “The WildLife” originally…

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The WildLife: Conservation Working Dogs, Megan Parker

  Megan Parker, Executive Director and co-founder of Working Dogs for Conservation, talks about using detection dogs for wildlife conservation. She tells “The WildLife” host Laurel Neme how she trains dogs to detect wildlife samples, including plants, animals, seeds and scat. The dogs are often able to uncover what wildlife biologists can’t easily see or find, and they…

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