Science in the City: Zoo York style by Erin Dimech

Escaping From the City Hustle at the Bronx Zoo             The city is a fascinating place, offering its inhabitants the chance to dramatically switch atmospheres within minutes via a short subway ride. One minute, a person can be immersed in a cultural hotspot like...

How much of a vampire are you? – by Amy Wray

One of the grad students in our program Amy Wray is going to be doing her thesis on vampire bats (cool right?). Well in doing her research she has come across some misconceptions about these sanguivorous sweeties. And since vampires are omnipresent in pop culture, she...

The Global Turtle Trade Hits Home by Amanda Sigouin

Amanda Sigouin For my master’s thesis I am studying the trade of freshwater turtles and tortoises in food and pet markets in southern China. While this work might seem to concern far away conservation issues and exotic species, the reality is that the impact of these...