Nature

30
May

A Giant Peat Bog, A Horned Oryx, and A Deep Brain Stimulation Accident: NOVA Next Week in Review

This Week’s NOVA Next Feature Article

What we do with the extinct-in-the-wild scimitar-horned oryx could define conservation in the 21st century. NOVA Next contributor Jori Lewis reports on how, in the words of Markus Gusset of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums, “the wild of the past simply does not exist anymore.”

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Scimitar-horned oryx rest in the shade at Hai-Bar Nature Reserve in Israel, one of the breeding centers involved in the reintroduction program.

In other news from NOVA and around the web:

 

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