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COVID-19 Guidance: Guidance and operational updates for Cummings School and its veterinary teaching hospitals

Fighting Words: Rights vs Welfare. Who Really Cares?

Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with the American Society for Lab Animal Practitioners May 5, 2014 Speaker: Jayne Mackta President, Global Research Education & Training Publisher, “The Enrichment Record” Past President, New Jersey Association of Biomedical Research View recorded seminar here: In academe, the Read More

Cheetah and Humans Sharing a Landscape

Friday, April 19, 2019 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM in the Agnes Varis AUDITORIUM, in the Campus Center (#16 on the Campus Map) Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy Speaker: Laurie Marker, DPhil. Founder and Executive Director, Cheetah Conservation Fund View the presentation: Cheetah Read More

Tufts talk on elephant poaching: “Conservation has to ‘pay to play'”

Worcester Telegram & Gazette Posted September 16, 2018 Cummings School’s Animal Matters seminar series featured guest speaker Marc Goss, CEO, The MARA Elephant Project, who spoke about the how they are protecting elephants to conserve the greater Mara ecosystem and was interviewed after the seminar by Worcester Telegram & Gazette. “Reports of 87 elephant poaching Read More

Combating Poaching and Solving Human-Elephant Conflicts in the Maasai-Mara

Friday, September 14, 2018 at 12 PM – 12:50 PM Varis Lecture Hall (VLH), Jumbo’s Path, North Grafton, MA 01536 Campus parking map Part of the Fall 2018 Animal Matters Seminars: Human-Wildlife Conflict Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy (CAPP) with Tufts Elephant Conservation Alliance (TECA) Speaker: Marc Goss, CEO, Read More

Seal management research on Nantucket Island, MA

Conflict and consensus in stakeholder views of seal management on Nantucket Island, MA, USA Jennifer Jackman (MAPP alumna 2005), Lauren Bettencourt (MAPP alumna 2016), Jerry Vaske, Michele Sweeney, Katharine Bloom, Allen Rutberg, Brandi Brook Marine Policy Published: March 20, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.marpol.2018.03.006 Abstract With recovery of seal populations after their near extirpation from the coastal Read More

Wild horse contraception research: priming and boosting doses

Contraceptive efficacy of priming and boosting doses of controlled-release PZP in wild horses Allen Rutberg, Kayla Grams, John W. Turner Jr, Heidi Hopkins Wildlife Research Published: April 27, 2017 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WR16123 Abstract Context. At some sites, wild horse populations have been effectively and non-invasively regulated using remote darting with porcine zona pellucida (PZP) immunocontraceptive vaccines. However, Read More

Jumbo Mission

A new group at the university is working to save wild elephants.