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Goodbye

Jonah closes out the podcast finale with some news and reflections about the show.

Grand Teton National Park mountain goat cull:
https://www.usatoday.com/story/travel/experience/america/national-parks/2020/02/25/grand-teton-national-park-goat-shooting-halted-after-governor-letter/4866066002/

Feral horse removal in Nevada:
https://wildlife.org/court-upholds-wild-horse-removals-in-nevada/

Sage-grouse management in need of a revamp:
https://wildlife.org/jwm-study-upends-management-strategy-for-sage-grouse/

New federal budget threatens conservation efforts:
https://wildlife.org/agriculture-budget-proposal-contains-mixed-bag-for-wildlife/

https://wildlife.org/administration-budget-would-cut-wildlife-funding/

Migratory Bird Treaty Act further weakened by administration’s proposal:
https://abcbirds.org/article/new-rule-weakens-migratory-bird-treaty-act/?fbclid=IwAR1zr2aXVFMxNzlNE2l3tu7r6JsW3fA9VLG0TQJlMRGDahBNTyyIqyY4uts

Comment on the regulation here:
https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=FWS-HQ-MB-2018-0090-0002

Lawsuit against Total oil development in Uganda:
https://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/articles/entry/france-uganda-green-groups-total-oil

Road collisions and giant anteaters:
https://news.mongabay.com/2020/02/study-investigates-impact-of-road-deaths-on-giant-anteater-population-in-cerrado/

Gorillas officially recorded in a region of Equatorial Guinea for the first in a decade:
https://news.mongabay.com/2020/02/camera-traps-confirm-presence-of-lowland-gorillas-in-central-mainland-equatorial-guinea-for-first-time-in-over-a-decade/

New laws to protect rays:
https://news.mongabay.com/2020/02/small-steps-aim-to-make-a-large-ocean-safer-for-rays/

Stay tuned for an upcoming podcast called Nature's Archive:
https://www.naturesarchive.com/Podcast

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As the spring/summer job season is upon us, Jonah shares some thoughts and advice for listeners looking for new positions, as well as for those considering graduate school. 

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Jonah and Mariana sit down for a conversation on the perils of field work, and share some first-hand advice on taking care of yourself in the field.

Sources & Links:

Check out the organization advocating for wildlife at the US/Mexico border: No Border Wall Facebook Page

And learn how important proper nutrition is to your body: Nutrition Facts

Today's News:

A Philippine island employs a rare cockatoo in its fight against mines

Watch: California embarks on massive wildlife overpass

CITES convention passes new wildlife trade protections

Several groups challenge new ESA rules

Biologists document oldest recorded Kentucky Warbler

This upland sandpiper was banded 13 years ago. And it's still alive.

 

Find us on Facebook and Instagram @ Conservation Chronicles. Our email address is conservationchronicles@gmail.com, and our show’s webpage can be found at conservationchronicles.podbean.com.

Theme Song: Epic Cinematic by Scott Holmes / https://scottholmesmusic.com

 

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Pikas & Saddlebills

Jonah and Mariana are back for a second season of exploring the human-wildlife interface and all its many conservation issues. In this episode, Mariana talks about her brief time with a pika survey in New Mexico, and Jonah fills us in on his pilot field season for his graduate work with Saddlebill Storks in Zambia. Lessons learned, adventures had, and much more to come!

Find us on Facebook and Instagram @ Conservation Chronicles. Our email address is conservationchronicles@gmail.com, and our show’s webpage can be found at conservationchronicles.podbean.com.

Theme Song: Epic Cinematic by Scott Holmes / https://scottholmesmusic.com

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Jonah Goes to Belize

We’re back to hear all about Jonah’s birding and wildlife adventures in Belize! Including the people and place, the local conservation culture, and of course the birds!

Sources & Links:
Read today’s featured news article on tagging invertebrates:
https://news.mongabay.com/2019/01/a-fitbit-for-squid-could-help-track-the-oceans-squishier-species/

Read the article featured in our sustainability tip:
https://news.mongabay.com/2019/01/cellphones-are-still-endangering-gorillas-but-recycling-old-ones-can-help/?fbclid=IwAR26FxLdY82_1ID7xZgv4SviQWBJL7rMKrzmKNXrcfrV5dy2oHX4UtQ6GZg

And see Jonah’s Belize photography here:
https://jonahgulaphotography.weebly.com/

Find us on Facebook and Instagram @ Conservation Chronicles. Our email address is conservationchronicles@gmail.com, and our show’s webpage can be found at conservationchronicles.podbean.com.

Theme Song: Epic Cinematic by Scott Holmes / https://scottholmesmusic.com

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While Jonah’s chasing birds in Belize, Mariana gives a quick update and responds to our first listener email.

See listener Ethan Mann’s wildlife photography here: https://www.instagram.com/ethanmannphotog/

Find us on Facebook and Instagram @ Conservation Chronicles. Our email address is conservationchronicles@gmail.com, and our webpage can be found at conservationchronicles.podbean.com.

Theme Song: Epic Cinematic by Scott Holmes / https://scottholmesmusic.com

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Mariana Goes to Germany

Mariana returns from traveling in Germany, and we recover from our hiatus by discussing her trip and laughing at how little wildlife she saw.

Sources & Links:

See & read the articles featured in Jonah’s news update:
http://wildlife.org/oversized-house-mice-shrink-albatross-populations/
http://wildlife.org/in-warming-puerto-rico-insects-plummet-impacting-food-web/
https://news.mongabay.com/2018/10/thousands-of-radiated-tortoises-seized-from-traffickers-in-madagascar/
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/china-rhino-horn-tiger-bone-ban-animal-medical-wildlife-conservation-wwf-a8608181.html

For the curious, Berchtesgaden is spelled like so.

Learn more about the legendary wolpertinger, possibly the funniest (and creepiest) cryptid in all of folklore:
https://www.paranormalpapers.com/cryptozoology/wolpertinger/

The Aldo Leopold quote we couldn’t quite remember was “To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering.”

Lastly, find us on Facebook and Instagram @ Conservation Chronicles, and visit the show’s webpage at conservationchronicles.podbean.com

Theme Song: Epic Cinematic by Scott Holmes / https://scottholmesmusic.com

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