Some tips for aspiring conservation researchers

I often receive emails from aspiring students and researchers.  Some want to work with me, others are more generally interested in advice about finding field jobs or grad school.  It’s wonderful to get these messages and to see this enthusiasm! However, I am not currently in a position to take on any students or interns;…

In Deep Sea News: Beyond drug lords and conservationists…

…who is missing in the coverage of the vaquita’s demise? Vaquita conservation has been a hot topic (well, as far as endangered species go) in the news recently. But I’ve been troubled by the coverage, which rarely discusses the local communities. So, based on my team’s research in the Upper Gulf of California last year,…