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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

Seals, Conflicts and Public Policy: A Study of Voter Attitudes Toward Seals on Nantucket, 2017 Presentation

Society for Marine Mammalogy’s Biennial Conference Halifax Nova Scotia Tuesday, October 24, 2017 Dr. Jennifer Jackman, MAPP Adjunct Professor and MAPP ’05, and Ren Bettencourt, MAPP ’16 Dr. Jennifer Jackman (Associate Professor of Political Science at Salem State University, MAPP Adjunct Professor, and MAPP ’05) and Ren Bettencourt (MAPP ’16) presented a paper on “Seals, Read More

The Power of Entangled Empathy, and its Challenges

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 12 PM – 1 PM Part of the Animal Matters Seminar Series presented by Tufts Center for Animals and Public Policy with Tufts Student Association for Veterinary Ethics (SAVE) Speaker: Lori Gruen, PhD, William Griffin Professor of Philosophy, Wesleyan University View recorded seminar here: Made possible by the generous support of: Read More

One View: BLM should use PZP to rein in wild horse population

Publication date: June 1, 2016 Reno-Gazette Journal Part of the USA Today Network Allen Rutberg, PhD and John Turner, Jr, PhD “The Bureau of Land Management has a tough job managing wild horses. If they propose a gather, or don’t gather enough, they get sued…” Drs. Rutberg and Turner discuss using the PZP (porcine zona Read More

Growing Great Vets

Garden association benefactors stick with Cummings School students for the long haul

Pandemic U

The importance of training a global workforce to thwart infectious diseases

Banking Bird Blood

Finding a way to safely store avian blood types would save more patients