Articles by Tina Deines

Tina is an environmental journalist based in Albuquerque, N.M. She has a Master's degree in mass communications research and focused her thesis on the coverage of climate change in the Mexican media. She's worked in land and wildlife conservation organizations in New Mexico. Her work has appeared in National Geographic News and the Association of Zoos and Aquariums Connect magazine.

Can social media save great apes?

Conservation organizations rely on building personal connections between great apes and the people who love them, but are trying to balance their missions with “cutesy” appeal.