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Lions, Whales, and the Web: Transforming Moment Inertia into Conservation Action

#OceanOptimism, #SciCommSeptember 14, 2017

I have a new paper out today with an incredible team of co-authors: Naomi Rose, Mel Cosentino, and Andrew Wright. Thaler and friends (2017) Lions, Whales, and the Web: Transforming Moment Inertia into Conservation Action. DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2017.00292. In it, we look at three case-studies of online and offline reactions to the deaths of specific, charismatic animals, […]

11 thoughts about Cecil the lion

BloggingJuly 30, 2015

1) The manner in which Cecil the lion was killed (he slowly bled to death over nearly 2 days after being shot with an arrow before eventually being shot with a rifle) is strikingly inhumane and atypical of hunting. Lots of people seem to be fixating on the fact that he was skinned and beheaded […]

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