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More flooding in the Chaco

April 15, 2012

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Last year I had a lot of problems accessing my study communities because of heavy rains and flooding.  But they are calling this year’s flooding the worst in 14 years. Integrationville and Isolationville were cut off by flooding over three weeks ago, and a State of Emergency has been declared for the entire Chaco region […]

Why did the yacare cross the road?

February 27, 2012

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So I could finally get a photo of a live one!! (As opposed to dead ones.)

The trip out & Radio Pa’i Puku

March 2, 2011


The roads out to my study communities are still closed, so it looks like I’m going to be stuck in town for a while…  I managed to get out of the Chaco in the first place by taking a very roundabout trip North with a priest and two nuns from the Mission, and a young […]

Conservation expedition a risk to uncontacted tribes?

November 11, 2010


People around town in Asunción have been talking about this situation this week, and now it’s hit BBC News: “Conservation expedition ‘poses risk to tribes’” Reuters: “UK museum urged to stay out of isolated Latam area” and the London Evening Standard: “Paraguay trip by scientists ‘could wipe out natives'” The London Museum of Natural History […]