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Conservationist Amy Dickman knew she couldn’t help big cats in Tanzania rebound without the involvement and support of the local people. Initially communication with the rural community was strained, until they realized she had something they wanted: an outlet to charge their cellphones. Watch this week’s 3rd installment of the Big Cat Week Closer Look series!
It’s Day 2 of our Big Cats Week Closer Look series and we’re bringing you a story you have to hear to believe. Not many people can say they’ve been this close to a lion, much less had one fall asleep on top of them.
Everyday this week we’re posting inspiring and captivating stories from different big cat conservationists in celebration of Big Cat Week- conservationists like Shivani Bhalla who discovered that the best way to study lions was to recruit help from some unexpected enthusiasts.
Emerging Explorer Tierney Thys has spent over a decade tracking massive 10-foot long, 5,000-pound ocean sunfish in almost every ocean- and she’s got a thing or two to say about the state of the Big Blue.
How can something that’s been fossilized for millions of years help us predict the next mass extinction? Jeff Benca gives us some insight into deep time, fossils, and a potential global ecosystem collapse.
Emerging Explorer Dr. Aydogan Ozcan is developing a revolutionary global health solution using one of the most common forms of technology available- the smart phone.