Joe Kristoffer Partyka
About Joe Kristoffer Partyka
Joe Kristoffer Partyka graduated from the University of Oslo with a BSc in general biology and ecology. He is currently working as a wildlife educator at The Bear Park in Norway while looking for a suitable master's project. Joe's main interest lies with the behaviour, physiology and ecology of large predators, especially crocodilians. In addition to the work he does at the zoo he also tutors a class in scientific communication and journalism at the University of Oslo, and previously held the position as an editor of Argument magazine.
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Zoology

European Crocodile Networking Meeting (ECNM) 2017

October 11, 2017 0

Vikings, bicycles and sugary pastries are things that usually come to mind when we think of the Danes. But for the sixty attendees to the second annual ECNM in Eskildstrup, Denmark, something entirely different was […]

Zoology

Human-Predator conflict seen through first world eyes

September 12, 2017 0

Human population growth and increasing numbers of estuarine crocodiles and wolves in Australia and Norway, is setting us up for an increase in human wildlife conflicts. Proper models for management and conflict mediation, is key […]

Zoology

Talking croc on the croc-free continent

October 27, 2016 0

The very first European Croc Networking Meeting (ECNM) can be summed up as short but sweet. Like Stevia. Ridiculously sweet. The ECNM were the brain-child of some of the European members of the IUCN-SSC Crocodile […]

Opinion

Killing traditions

August 25, 2016 0

We have all heard it “Whaling is bad!”, but few know why it’s SO bad. Now, I’m in no way a vegan, or even vegetarian. I eat meat, and I usually enjoy it. But I […]

Zoology

Working with crocs in a frozen world

June 16, 2016 0

Crocodiles may not be the first creature that comes to mind when you think of Norway. And if you are Norwegian you are most likely never going to see, let alone, handle a croc. So […]