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Scientists squabble while Africa’s only penguins perish. August 31, 2015.

A look at lion hunting in Zimbabwe. July 30, 2015.

Breeders wants South Africa’s Ban on Rhino Horn Trade Lifted. June 23, 2015.

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On California coast, biotoxins cause deadly sea lion seizures, seafood scare. August 26, 2014.

Mission Local snapshot

Tech’s Response to Attacks: ‘Ugh’. January 9, 2014.

Plans for Latino ‘Cultural Corridor’ on 24th Street. January 2, 2014.

Round Two: Activists to Protest Tech Bus Friday Morning. December 20, 2013.

Mission Latin Radio Legend Chata Gutierrez, 1953-2013. December 17, 2013.

Breaking Barriers with Bikes. December 16, 2013.

Boom of Block Parties Brings Power to the People. November 12, 2013.

Big Blue Bikes May Soon Cruise the Mission. October 31, 2013

Passengers Pack Muni and Commute Times Soar. October 19, 2013

Escalator Gone Bust at 16th Street BART. October 2, 2013

The Morning Run on the 14L-Mission Limited. September 30, 2013


Loving Nature with Pencil and Paper. April 25, 2013.

San Francisco, a honeybee’s paradise. February 11, 2013.

The thrill of the hive: San Francisco Beekeeping. January 28, 2013

Born to breed. December 26, 2012.

In unpoliced oceans, marine mammal shootings go unsolved. November 13, 2012.

Cousteau: Youth the answer to imperiled oceans. September 27, 2012.


Keeping the peace with urban coyotes. November 7, 2012.

Connecting with: Janet Kessler, “Coyote Lady”. October 25, 2012.

Navigating cities: survival skills for the urban coyote. September 19, 2012.

Urban coyotes in our midst. September 4, 2012.

wildaid logoU.S. Department of State echoes WildAid mission. December 4, 2012.

Australia supports international protection of Giant Mantas. October 23, 2012.

Sir Richard Branson urges Costa Rica to ban shark fin imports. September 17, 2012.

WildAid communications campaign highlighted in recent US Senate hearing on poaching crisis. June 7, 2012.

Port Moody becomes first city in British Columbia to ban shark fins. May 23, 2012.

Chinese bear bile company hoping to go public. February 24, 2012.

Manta Rays receive international protection from the Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals. November 30, 2011.


Courtney was the science blogger for Academia.edu from January 2012 to August 2012. The full blog can be viewed here.

Refactoring Impact. July 1, 2013.

Some Kind of Miracle. May 15, 2013.

Rags to Riches, PhD Style. May 1, 2013.

PhD Proof. April 8, 2013.

Quid Pro Quo 2.0. April 2, 2013.

Avoiding the Grave. March 21, 2013.

Sparking Discourse, Hooking Funding. February 14, 2013.

The Power of Analytics: Rethinking Promotion and Scholarship. January 28, 2013.

Connecting with Keywords: Tapping the Interest of the Everyday ‘Googler’.January 24, 2013.

Impacting the World One Paper Upload at a Time. January 22, 2013.