Jonah and Camden talk about dead things and things that eat things.

Read about the recent changes to the Clean Water Act (they're not good!):
https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/trump-rollback-could-leave-waterways-vulnerable-pollution-n1122481 

Learn about the Indonesian expedition that discovered 5 new bird species and 5 new subspecies:

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/01/one-six-week-expedition-discovered-ten-new-songbird-species-and-subspecies-in-indonesia/

India plans to reintroduced cheetahs:
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/cheetahs-can-be-reintroduced-indian-habitats-supreme-court-rules-180974075/ 

Roadkill statistics :
https://www.hcn.org/issues/291/15268

https://patch.com/us/across-america/deer-collisions-across-u-s-odds-hitting-animals

Two studies demonstrating the role of pumas in an ecosystem:
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/329325727_Pumas_as_ecosystem_engineers_ungulate_carcasses_support_beetle_assemblages_in_the_Greater_Yellowstone_Ecosystem

http://wyominguntrapped.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Vertebrate-diversity-benefiting-from-carrion-provided-by-pumas-and-other-Mark-Elbroch.pdf

Why large herbivores matter in ecosystem food webs:
https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0226946

Scavenger study in the UK:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5513233/pdf/ECE3-6-7015.pdf

The human-scavenger relationship throughout history :
https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/article/64/5/394/2754213

Worldwide vulture declines:
https://www.birdlife.org/worldwide/vulture-crisis

http://www.globalraptors.org/grin/researchers/uploads/580/2011_dropping_dead.pdf

How humans benefit from vultures:
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/23644288_Counting_the_costs_of_Vulture_decline_-_an_appraisal_of_human_health_and_other_benefits_of_Vultures_in_India

Rewilding Europe’s Circle of Life:
https://www.rewildingeurope.com/wp-content/uploads/publications/circle-of-life/index.html

Polar bears in Chukotka:
https://siberiantimes.com/ecology/others/news/56-hungry-polar-bear-besiege-village-in-chukotka/

Ethiopia's urban hyenas:
https://www.jstor.org/stable/41682522?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents 

Listener Patrick's blog about restoring prairie Iowa:
https://www.bleedingheartland.com/2019/01/09/one-man-and-a-chainsaw-a-journey-in-faith-and-prairie-restoration/ 

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