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WSU research highlights deforestation threat to jaguars

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Accelerating deforestation of jaguar habitat, especially in corridors connecting conservation areas, threatens the long-term survival of the iconic predator, according to new research by Dan Thornton, an assistant professor in the Washington State University School of the Environment. » More …

Seminar to introduce businesses to exporting

SEATTLE – A seminar title “New to Export” will be presented by the Washington Small Business Development Center and International Trade Alliance March 16-18 in Seattle.

 

The seminar is designed for small- and medium-sized businesses that want to generate or expand sales in international markets. The program will provide the primary information and resources needed to understand how to export products or services. It will cover such topics as:

 

finding an international market

distributing products

advertising and selling to a different culture

financing and making a profit

obtaining certifications

regulations and intellectual property issues

where to get help navigating through the process

Participants will … » More …

Anthropology club speaks about indigenous warfare

VANCOUVER  – Washington State University Vancouver will host a lecture by Dr. Napoleon Chagnon of the University of California Santa Barbara, on “Yanomamo Warre, War, and the Struggle for Security,” at 4 p.m., Nov. 2 in the Student Services building, Room 110.The free event is open to the public and sponsored by River Cities Anthropological Society and the Associated Students of WSU Vancouver.Napoleon Chagnon is a Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, recognized primarily for his research and films on the Yanomamo peoples in the Amazon Basin. He began studying them in 1964.In 1988, a gold rush in the Yanomamo area brought many people into contact with … » More …