<p>Cayot’s epic 1983 journey launched a 40-year career devoted to conserving the <a href=”https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Galápagos Islands</a>. She supervised giant tortoise and land iguana breeding programs; organized campaigns to eradicate invasive species; and coordinated repatriation of tortoises to their native islands. When she began working in the Galápagos, the islands’ giant tortoise populations were down to less than 10% of their historic abundance. They’ve grown since then, bolstered by
By Jane Braxton Little
Linda J. Cayot’s scientific focus for the day was a male giant tortoise, part of her dissertation research on the ecology of these iconic Galápagos reptiles. When her study animal lumbered into a swirling torrent of muddy El Niño waters, the intrepid scientist jumped in, too. Together they banged against rocks, his carapace and her daypack catching on tree branches as they thumped in tandem down
During the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Summit on Thursday, officials from Envision Utah gave a presentation regarding the Valley Visioning report that is set to be released next week.
The report accounts for projected massive population growth in the area by 2050, addressing questions in regards to where current residents want to see the growth, how the growth should be brought in, ways to accommodate without expending natural
MUSCATINE, Iowa (KWQC) – City officials in Muscatine announced there will be restrictions to the public in place at City Hall. This will begin on Monday, Nov. 16.
The Muscatine City Administrator, Carol Webb, said the offices for Community Development and Housing at Muscatine City Hall on the second floor will be closed to the public.
Earlier, Webb had announced all staff and visitors to Muscatine City Hall would be
RUIDOSO, N.M. (KRQE) – The Village of Ruidoso wants to increase the recreational opportunities in what’s become a very popular area, Grindstone Canyon. The Village wants to hear from you about how to improve the canyon and the lake.
“We’re looking for input from the community, it’s not the direction of the village, it’s the direction of the community,” said Rodney Griego, the Parks and Recreation Director for Ruidoso.
For four years, President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden has spoken with some GOP senators, chief of staff says Trump told advisers he could announce 2024 bid shortly after certification of Biden win: report Ivy League cancels winter sports amid US COVID-19 pandemic surge MORE has attacked fundamental environmental protections for our oceans and proposed opening nearly all U.S. waters to fossil fuel companies for dirty and dangerous offshore drilling. We
Following limitations on the number of people who can gather at events, the Shawnee County Parks and Recreation Department and Topeka Zoo announced restrictions of their own.
Gianfranco Pezzino, Shawnee County health officer, announced in a Nov. 12 press conference the large event limit dropped from 500 people to 100 people with mass gatherings capped at 10 people. Pezzino said private events and weddings are limited by these restrictions as