Elizabeth Bennett

Can Field Data and Science Save the Bornean Orang-utan?

By Elizabeth L. Bennett Fifteen years ago, when I was living in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo, I would occasionally be privileged enough to be able to watch wild Bornean orang-utans in the rain forest. Every time it was a thrill. Orang-utans ...

You Can Help End the Illegal Pet Trade

By Susan Lieberman and Elizabeth Bennett March 3 is World Wildlife Day and the theme this year is: “The future of wildlife is in our hands.” One often-overlooked aspect of this is the current crisis of the global illegal trade in ...

To Protect Threatened Species: Follow the Three R’s

By Elizabeth L. Bennett and Joe Walston Jeju, Republic of Korea, September, 2012 The passenger pigeon was once among the most abundant birds on the planet, sometimes flying in flocks so vast they reportedly darkened the skies. Likewise, tens of millions ...