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Rachel Nuwer
Freelance journalist. Contributes to the NY Times, NatGeo, BBC & more. Author of "Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking."
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Rachel Nuwer Feb 19
Such great company! And I'd love to come discuss in person with you and your students <3
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Rachel Nuwer Feb 19
Replying to @Water2027
Thank you so much for joining me on the POACHED journey!
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Rachel Nuwer Feb 8
Tips for greener living at a very serious ecology lecture at 💚
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Rachel Nuwer Feb 8
A year ago, Thai police arrested alleged wildlife trafficking kingpin Boonchai Bach. Now, Bach walks free. It's an all too common outcome in the struggle for justice for wildlife crimes.
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Rachel Nuwer Feb 7
Replying to @paularcurtis
So cool! Have you visited their lab? Such a serene place to work - and a glut of interesting projects, too.
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Rachel Nuwer Feb 7
"In order to combat the illegal wildlife trade, we need to learn a lot more about human psychology." Great review of POACHED by ecologist !
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Rachel Nuwer Feb 6
Cutting-edge climate reconstructions from Japan rewrite how historians and archeologists interpret pass social upheaval, famine and war - and provide a warning for our own uncertain future.
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Rachel Nuwer Feb 5
Just in time for Chinese New Year: Badass chef Simone Tong explains her journey from bullied outsider to intnl poker champion to celebrated restaurant owner. If you haven't had her mixian yet, you're missing out on one of life's great joys
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Rachel Nuwer Jan 25
I'm always, always, always taxed for reimbursed expenses. Did not know there was another way as a freelancer!
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Rachel Nuwer Jan 25
Most biotechnology is created w humans, not animals, in mind. Researchers in Japan are pioneering cutting-edge tech to treat disease in endangered species, alleviate the need for lab animals & synthesize rare wildlife products.
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Rachel Nuwer Jan 24
So happy you enjoyed the "Poached" journey! I, too, find the most fascinating aspects of science to be those that intersect with the illicit.
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Rachel Nuwer Jan 23
Hi Joshua, could you share your email address, please? Trying to reach you on behalf of a source of mine.
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Rachel Nuwer Jan 21
Replying to @KHolosko
Thank you so much for joining me on the “Poached” journey - and for caring about those without a voice!
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Rachel Nuwer Jan 18
As the owner of a cat who was formerly 21 lbs (now down to 14!), this story touched a nerve: Our pets: the key to the obesity crisis? via
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Rachel Nuwer Jan 12
Replying to @KrisCu
Thank you again for taking the "Poached" journey with me!!
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Rachel Nuwer Jan 8
Wildcats are big in Japan, but fame can be a curse: On Japan's unique, endangered "mountain cat" - found only on one tiny island - and the harm that a UNESCO World Heritage listing may bring:
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Rachel Nuwer Jan 5
Thanks, Johann. I'd sent this correction request to the editors last month but it must have slipped through the cracks. Just pinged them again.
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Rachel Nuwer Jan 4
Hear me & the ever-entertaining Vincent Nijman wax poetic w about wildlife poaching, secretly rediscovered Lazarus species & trolling Facebook for illegal animals! See my book POACHED for more animal adventure!
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Rachel Nuwer Jan 2
Accidental electrocution kills elephants, monkeys, pangolins, rhinos, tortoises, giraffe and millions of birds each year. The first step in solving this problem is acknowledging it:
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Rachel Nuwer Jan 2
Thank you so much for your review of POACHED, Madison! Here's to hoping 2019 is a better year for wildlife.
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