Kuki Gallmann shot as land invasions surge in Kenya

Kuki Gallmann was shot at her conservation park in the latest of a string of attacks during land invasions in drought-stricken northern Kenya. The Italian-born author of the memoir I Dreamed of Africa was shot in the stomach last Sunday after the vehicle she was driving in was ambushed, a family friend said. Gallmann was … Continue reading Kuki Gallmann shot as land invasions surge in Kenya

What satellites can tell us about how animals will fare in a changing climate

In a press conference last Monday at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, three researchers discussed how detailed satellite observations have facilitated ecological studies of change over time. The presenters discussed how changes in Arctic sea ice cover have helped scientists predict a 30 percent drop in the global population of polar bears … Continue reading What satellites can tell us about how animals will fare in a changing climate