by Sagar Dahal

Many students struggle with the design of wildlife research projects and being able to analyze the data after coming back from the field. To help build my skills in this regard, I just attended the “Boot Camp for Wildlife Study Design and Data Analysis” this September 24…


by Jim Sanderson, Ph.D.

As Steve and I drove deeper into the Bakhuis Mountains, west-central Suriname, on a freshly cut track the canopy closed above us. A large red-footed tortoise slowly crossed the road ahead of us, the third of its kind that we saw since leaving base camp a…


By Tiasa Adhya and Partha Dey

North and northeastern Marshes of Chilika.

Chilika, a brackish water lagoon situated on the eastern coast of India, is our new field base. A Ramsar site, Chilika is the largest wintering ground for migratory waterfowl on the Indian subcontinent. More than 130 fishermen villages surround the perimeter of the lake.


By Lina Maria Valencia, GWC Colombia Conservation Officer

Global Wildlife Conservation turned 10 years old this year, marking an opportunity to celebrate the organization’s incredible conservation work around the world. …


group of people posing

In 2017, the Smithsonian Institute launched the inaugural Earth Optimism Summit in Washington, D.C. The summit served as a way to build community and positive thinking during Earth Month; to overshadow the doom-and-gloom rhetoric on our current climate and conservation issues by instead focusing on the positive impacts made around…


group of students and educators at a fishing cat camp

February is the second month of the year, the shortest month of the year…and did you know that it is the month of the…fish tiger?

Fishing Cats-called Machbagha ( Mach=fish, Bagha=tiger-like) in parts of West Bengal-are neighbors to a few civilizations around the world that have thrived in the laps…

Global Wildlife Conservation: Notes From the Field

GWC conserves the diversity of life on Earth. These are the stories of adventure, discovery and heroism from the field by staff, associates and partners.

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