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Dr. Jason G. Goldman is a freelance science writer covering animal behavior, wildlife biology, conservation, and ecology. He has written for Scientific American, Los Angeles Magazine, The Washington Post, The Guardian, the BBC, Conservation Magazine, and elsewhere. He hosts "The Wild Life" podcast and is co-editor of Science Blogging: The Essential Guide (Yale University Press). He's obsessed with mountain lions and has been called a raccoon avenger.

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A Story of Survival of Two Celebrity Cats in the Big City

Confronting the death of P-41 and the sometimes-Pyrrhic victories of P-22 underscore just how difficult it is for wild animals – especially large carnivores – to find their way in the big city.
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Tracing the Complex Journey of Where Your Seafood Comes From

When it comes to seafood, figuring out what’s ethical or sustainable can prove more difficult than you’d think.
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Five Fascinating Facts About Bottlenose Dolphins

We know dolphins are clever critters but most of us are unfamiliar with the most interesting facets of their biology and behavior.
Southern Pacific rattlesnake | Photo: acorbit, some rights reserved
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Hey July 4 Picnickers: Stop Worrying About Snakebite in the Baldwin Hills

The good news: there are no rattlesnakes in the Baldwin Hills. The bad news: there are no rattlesnakes in the Baldwin Hills.
Along the Zev Yaroslavsky L.A. River Greenway Trail | Photo: Jason Goldman
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A Half-Mile of the LA River Comes Back To Life

Nature comes back to the Valley... with a little help.
Snowy Plover | Photo: Steve Berardi, some rights reserved
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Rewilding Santa Monica's Thoroughly Artificial Beach

20th Century engineers turned L.A. County beaches into expanses of barren sand. Now, ecologists are working to change that.
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Did a Coyote Eat Your Cat? Conejo Valley Scat Survey Aims To Find Out

The study, already in progress in Los Angeles, is expanding to the community near Thousand Oaks.
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Arcadia May Begin Killing Coyotes

Some in the San Gabriel Valley community want to abandon a non-lethal control policy.
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Is The Allen's Hummingbird in Peril, Or Doing Just Fine?

Conservationists say the species is declining. But are they looking in the right places at the right times?
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Worried About Dead Trees in California Forests? Blame Fire Suppression

When fire can't thin forests, we get more trees than we'd have otherwise — and now there isn't enough water to keep them all alive.
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