Jeremy Radachowsky

By Jeremy Radachowsky As a child, I spent hours poring through pictures of wildlife in books and magazines. My most treasured possession was a field guide to reptiles and amphibians, its page corners deeply worn from my thumbs. It was the first real book I ever read cover to cover (multiple times, at that!) but…

Wildlife

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By Jeremy Radachowsky Epifanio Martinez never tells anyone when he is coming or going. As leader of the indigenous Tawahka people trying to obtain land title to protect 80,000 hectares of forest in the Honduran Moskitia, he has become a target of death threats by powerful land grabbers competing for control of the territory. Norvin…

Changing Planet

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By Jeremy Radachowsky and Victor Hugo Ramos Vice President Pence and US cabinet officials met last week in Miami with the presidents of Northern Central America in a high-level “Conference on Prosperity and Security” focused on improving economic development, rule of law, and security in Central America. For the Trump administration, the primary interest is…

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  [This is the second blog in a series documenting the 5,000-mile “megaflyover” by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to survey Central America’s extraordinary forests via airplane.] By Jeremy Radachowsky The Spanish-language news from the small TV echoes off of the hotel’s cement walls: “Today would have…

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By Jeremy Radachowsky [This is the first blog in a series documenting the 5,000-mile “megaflyover” by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to survey Central America’s extraordinary forests via airplane.] We are here to fly. Today we begin our 5,000-mile “megaflyover” through Central America to document the state…

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  By Jeremy Radachowsky In the run-up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris next month, countries are promoting research into new climate-friendly technologies – things like capturing carbon emitted from smokestacks and storing it underground, increasing efficiency of energy use and the transportation sector, and even wilder ideas such as changing the…

Changing Planet

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