Daniel Thornhill

Daniel Thornhill

Conservation Scientist
Dan conducts original basic and applied research at Defenders while providing science-based advice for marine conservation and education programs. His focus is on the conservation of coral reef ecosystems. He works closely with the staff at Defenders, colleagues in academia, and staff at other conservation organizations with a similar interest in the protection and sustainability of coral reefs.

Posts By: Daniel Thornhill

Mexican gray wolf, © Jim Clark/USFWS

Wolf Wanderers »

And, for the model to work, there must be at least three populations with this movement happening between them. The good news is that this is possible, provided that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service establishes two additional populations and lets lobos move from population to population.

Coral Reef, © USFWS Pacific

A New Collaboration for Coral Reefs »

Coral reefs support thousands of species of fish, corals, invertebrates and other creatures – but some collection practices can put all of them in danger. Defenders is working with industry leaders to stop these practices and protect our world’s coral reef wildlife.