Articles by Jeremy Hance

Jeremy Hance is a senior correspondent for Mongabay as well as being a blogger for the Guardian and a freelance journalist. He started his journalism career with Mongabay in 2009 and served as an editor on the site for six years. In 2010, Mongabay published a book of his articles entitled Life is Good: Conservation in an Age of Mass Extinction. He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with his wife, his daughter, his miniature schnauzer and lots and lots of books.

Puma in Belize. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler.

Why top predators matter (insider)

Few species have faced such vitriolic hatred from humans as the world's top predators. Considered by many as pests, often as dangerous, they have been gunned down, poisoned, speared, finned,…
Puma in Belize. Photo by: Rhett A. Butler.
Leopard. Photo by Rhett A. Butler

Language and conservation (insider)

The words we choose matter. Benjamin Lee Whorf, an influential U.S. linguist, theorized that the language one speaks directly impacts our thoughts; he is quoted as saying, "Language shapes the…
Leopard. Photo by Rhett A. Butler
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