• Mid-Atlantic Migratory Corridor and Wind Farm Construction

    September comes every year with a sense of excitement. Students go back to school, football players take to the field, and there is a promise of cooler temperatures to offer some relief from the dog days of summer. For me, this September offers another level of excitement, as I find myself at the end of... See More

  • The Return from Dzanga

    Who knew that the feeling of one lone ant crawling across the back of my neck could transport me over 10,000 kilometers in a single moment. With my eyes closed and my face tipped up towards the sun, I felt a soothing warmth linger momentarily on my cheeks and then slowly drip down my arms,... See More

  • On Seeing Sound

    I am Gururaja KV, a Batrachologist and a faculty member at the Srishti Institute of Art, Design, and Technology in Bengaluru, India. Also, I am an adjunct scientist at the Gubbi Labs in India. My current research interests are in the field of anuran systematics, behavioural ecology, landscape ecology, and bioacoustics. I am a strong... See More

  • At The Limit – Saving Forest Elephants

    "STOP RIGHT THERE!" Came the warning just as I was leaving the research building. Eric, peering out of an adjacent doorway whispered "He's right around the corner next to you." 'He' was 'Choco', a young bull forest elephant (Loxodonta cyclotis) who was regularly coming out of the surrounding forest to eat fruits and tender leaves in the... See More

  • Ana’s Field Notes from Dzanga Bai

    Ana Verahrami, a Research Assistant with our Elephant Listening Project, recently embarked on a field trip to study forest elephants in Central African Republic (CAR).  Camp life is going great! The remoteness of the location has definitely been an adjustment, as has been taking a shower with a bucket and learning to watch out for scorpions (and... See More