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Cara N Love

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Published on Nov 21, 2016

A normal day in the CEZ...

We have been working long days here in Belarus, days start around 7:30 in the morning as we wait for the Russian jeep from the reserve to pick us up in the morning. After making sure to fill our th...

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Published on Nov 19, 2016

Scouting Trap Locations in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Our first week of work in Belarus went surprisingly smoothly, with much thanks to our great support team here in country. We acquired all of our permits, met our new contacts in CEZ, and were able ...

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Published on Nov 06, 2016

Made it to Belarus!

Thank you all again for your support and curiosity! It has been a whirlwind of a few weeks, but we have made it back to Belarus! It took us days of packing our gear and weeks of acq...

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Published on Oct 06, 2016

Almost funded!

Thank you all for your interest and support! I am inspired and humbled to see so many with such similar interest in these questions. Please help spread the word in these last few hours of the campa...

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Published on Oct 05, 2016

The human abandond landscape of Chernobyl

Over 100,000 people were evacuated from what is now the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, leaving hundreds of abandoned houses scattered across the landscape as a poignant reminder of the  ...

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Published on Oct 03, 2016

Measuring how much radiation wolves are exposed to in real time.

Knowing exactly how much radiation any one individual wolf is exposed to is critical for understanding the effects radiation contamination exposure is having on that individual. But this can also b...

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Published on Oct 02, 2016

What exactly is a raccoon dog?

Raccoon dogs are a species many of us here in North America are unfamiliar with. This curious species (Nyctereutes procyonoide from the Greek “night wanderer”) is indeed a canid. Raccoon dogs are n...

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Published on Oct 02, 2016

Article in the Neapolitan Record

My home town newspaper has generously helped spread the word about my research. Thank you Neapolitan Record for your interest and support!   

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Such an interesting project! I am excited to learn more. Best of luck!
Dec 11, 2016
Who’s there? Oh, it’s you! Vocal recognition in western gorillas
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Hi Cindy! Chernobyl has some of the highest levels of environmental radiological contamination but there are many regions where elevated exposure can occur, including sites of routine releases, military activities, and other nuclear accidents.
Oct 03, 2016
Chernobyl’s Legacy: Does radiation exposure affect parasite and disease rates in two of Chernobyl's carnivores?
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Very exciting and important work! I am excited to see what you find.
Sep 07, 2016
Genetics and the environment: Do they work together to increase disease risk in the endangered Grevy’s zebra?
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Very exciting and important work! I am excited to see what you find.
Sep 07, 2016
Genetics and the environment: Do they work together to increase disease risk in the endangered Grevy’s zebra?
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