Fake news in conservation: Overfishing or over-reacting?

By Rafael Morais Chiaravalloti   I started my career as a conservationist in the Pantanal, Brazil. I remember the first thing I heard was that the local fish population was decimated. Some people even called the Paraguay River an empty river. The widespread belief was that the river had been […]

The smell of a jaguar’s breath and radicalism in conservation

By Rafael Morais Chiaravalloti There is a saying in Brazil that nothing is more disgusting in the world than a jaguar’s breath. I was raised hearing that if I did not brush my teeth, I would have bad breath like a jaguar. So, when I was invited to participate in […]