Monthly Archives: July 2014

Catching lions

Through a loudspeaker hung near the decaying carcass of a poached elephant, we broadcast the bawls of a distressed buffalo. The calls ended in quiet. We scanned the bush with a red spotlight, less visible to cats than white light. Continue reading »

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Communicating science through the arts

Danna Staaf wrote a terrific blog piece for KQED about The Senior Reflection at Stanford – have a look here. Andrew Todhunter and I launched TSR four years ago, and our experience has convinced us that the arts are a Continue reading »

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Riding in lion country

My husband worries when I leave for a horse safari in Africa. “You’re like the pickle on top of a hamburger,” he frets, knowing from past excursions that encounters on horseback with lions are not unlikely. Others hold this opinion Continue reading »

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