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Why everyone should care about African Grey Parrots

You do not need to convince me that the African Grey Parrot is a spectacular bird. I have walked through rainforest surrounded by their cacophonous vocalizations, and seen 100 parrots descend to the ground as a blurred grey and red … Continue reading

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The Heart of Africa “unfiltered”: A Lac Ndjale case study

This title is immediately misleading, so I immediately set to clarify it. Unlike many other countries, it is not possible to live in an “American bubble,” in DRC: to select my accommodation, food, and activities to avoid real inundation into … Continue reading

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Kindu and Katopa, 2011-2015: Three and-a-half years distinct

In the region of the Congo where the Harts have established a provincial park, soon to be upgraded to an official National park, the makeup of the landscape is intimately connected to three rivers: the Tshuapa, Lomami, and Lualaba (another … Continue reading

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The complexities of great ape reintroduction (abridged)

The second half of my term at GRACE has ended, and I now write from Kindu, Maniema province. As you might expect, my last week was somewhat hectic wrapping up everything I’d hoped to complete (which of course I did … Continue reading

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