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Name Laurel A Neme PhD
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About Me Laurel Neme has camped in the Kalahari, scrutinized walrus carcasses on Alaska’s Bering Sea beaches, and gotten lost in the Amazon jungle with the Brazilian Federal Police—all in pursuit of knowledge and a better story. She is author of ANIMAL INVESTIGATORS: How the World’s First Wildlife Forensics Lab is Solving Crimes and Saving Endangered Species, a “CSI for wildlife” that has been featured on ABC News Nightline, C-SPAN, and NPR's Science Friday. She also hosts “The WildLife,” a weekly radio show that explores they mysteries of the animal world through interviews with scientists and other wildlife investigators. Laurel writes regularly for JeffCorwinConnects.com, Mongabay.com and Earth Negotiations Bulletin, where she reports on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). She enjoys addressing public and professional groups alike ranging from Interpol’s Wildlife Crime Working Group to the St. Louis Zoo, American Museum of Natural History and universities. Her writing reflects her over a decade of experience as a consultant working in a dozen African countries, where she’s been feted with chickens by villagers and shared experiences with rangers on the frontlines of wildlife poaching. She continues to consult on wildlife and natural resource management and serves as a Fellow at the University of Vermont’s Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security. Perhaps because she holds a PhD in public and international affairs from Princeton University and a Master’s in Public Policy from the University of Michigan, she has a special place in her heart for tigers and wolverines.