Steven Kotler is a New Mexico-based author and journalist whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, GQ, Wired, Popular Science and National Geographic. He is the author of several books, including A Small Furry Prayer: Dog Rescue and the Meaning of Life. He also writes a blog about the science of sport for PsychologyToday.com.

 

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As Madagascar is Plundered, A Staunch Defender Fights Back

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Primatologist Patricia Wright has spent the past 25 years studying — and protecting — Madagascar’s rich yet highly threatened biodiversity. Now, as many of the island’s remaining forests are being felled in the wake of a 2009 coup, Wright describes how she is helping organize the local residents and international conservation organizations to fight back.
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