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The Paradox of “Pests”

Less familiar to you may be nuisance animals such as dolphins that have learned to steal fish from fishermen, macaques that barter with tourists’ stolen sunglasses in exchange for food, and elephants that disable electric fencing with trees in order to raid a farmer’s crops. Instances of human-wildlife conflict like these are not rare, and they may result in death or injury for animals and property damage or hardship for humans (and in some cases, injury and death).

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Primate Behavior and Conservation Field Course in Costa Rica 2018

Primate Behavior and Conservation Dates: June 15-July 11, 2018 Program Fee: $3500 Guest Speaker: Dr. Eckhard Heymann Application deadline: June 1, 2018 For more information about the field course, please visit our website and/or email us at conservation@danta.info. Course Description This course is designed to provide students with field experience in primate behavior, ecology, and conservation. The course will be conducted at Osa

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Big DANTA Welcome to Beatriz Lopez Gutierrez!

DANTA is delighted to announce that Beatriz Lopez Gutierrez will be joining our instructional staff in the summer of 2018. She will be teaching Wildlife Conservation and Sustainability at Osa Conservation‘s Piro Research Station, Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica from July 13-28, 2018. For more information about the program, please visit http://www.danta.info and/or email us at conservation@danta.info. Beatriz Lopez Gutierrez is currently a doctoral

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New Course Offering: WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY

Dates: August 2-17, 2017 Program fee: $2500 Application deadline: June 1, 2017 Location: Osa Peninsula, Costa Rica Sponsoring Organization: DANTA: Association for Conservation of the Tropics in collaboration with Osa Conservation and Planet Conservation Course Description The proximate and ultimate causes of decline in rain forest habitats and biodiversity will be examined through a combination of direct observations in the field, lectures, and

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In the Spotlight: Mass Audubon’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

Although I love research, I’ve realized that my real passion lies in getting folks engaged with a project or an idea–we can’t continue to publish studies in a scientific vacuum and assume that the world will change.

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