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Our Conservation Stories

We’re proud of all the work we have accomplished to date. Veterinarians and researchers stationed around the world have told us what they needed, and thanks to donations from people like you, we’ve been able to provide them with testing kits, medicine, tracking collars, and additional supplies and equipment.

Dr. Janine Brown

Janine Brown, Ph.D.

Janine Brown is a research physiologist and heads the endocrinology laboratory at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI). Brown is devoted to increasing knowledge that will lead to better management and conservation of endangered species, both in captivity and in the wild, and coordinates one of the world’s largest and most productive endocrinology laboratories that benefits wildlife species. Her research efforts are connected to the scientific disciplines of behavior, reproductive endocrinology and stress management, primarily studying reproductive and behavioral relationships

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pelican flying over beach

On the Right Track

Eight of Conservation Nation’s wildlife projects have included the purchase of high-tech tracking equipment. And that’s just us. Trackers are everywhere—being used in studies on

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Marc Valitutto examining a pangolin

Marc Valitutto, V.M.D.

Serving as the senior field veterinarian for EcoHealth Alliance, Dr. Marc Valitutto focuses on pandemic preparedness in Southeast Asia and China. His work involves collaborative

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