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Umass Amherst- PhD student named National Geographic Emerging Explorer

Wildlife biologist and conservationist Malik Marjan, a Ph.D. student in Natural Resources Conservation, has been named a National Geographic Emerging Explorer.

Marjan, who is studying with professor Todd Fuller, has been involved for many years in wildlife surveys in southern Sudan. His fieldwork helped document previously unknown large herds of migrating animals in an area torn by war for more than 25 years. Marjan's work received worldwide publicity in 2007 when the studies were released. More...