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WildCRU to co-host 2020 International Conference on Human-wildlife Conflict and Coexistence

March 7, 2019

Dr Alexandra Zimmermann, Chair of the IUCN SSC Human-Wildlife Conflict Task Force, and WildCRU Director Professor David Macdonald are pleased to announce that we will be co-organising an international conference on human-wildlife conflict and coexistence in Oxford in April 2020, together with IUCN and the Global Wildlife Program of the World Bank. The ... Read full story


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Dr. Cedric Tan awarded Social Impact Award from the Division

February 19, 2019

For his work to influence the conservation decision to protect the habitat of clouded leopards at Ulu Muda forest, Dr. Cedric Tan has been awarded the Social Impact Award from the Mathematics, Physical and Life Sciences (MPLS) Division. The MPLS Impact Awards aim to foster and raise awareness of impact and prepare the ground for the ... Read full story


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Batty trade-offs between survival and reproduction

February 11, 2019

There’s no such thing as a free lunch which, as David Macdonald reports, is a punishing truth for mammals, and especially for small ones. Survival and reproduction are worthy goals in the evolutionary race, but both require energy, and in deference to the laws of physics, the smaller you are, the greater the handicap of ... Read full story


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Corridors, Connectivity & Landscape Modelling – KAZA TFCA

February 28, 2019

WildCRU's Landscape Ecology team led by Dr Samuel Cushman and Dr Zaneta Kastza, together with the Trans Kalahari Predator Programme team, have recently hosted workshops in Botswana and Zimbabwe with relevant stakeholders and colleagues in conservation, landscape planning and development. Across Africa, growing human and livestock populations are driving an increased demand for resources and conversion of ... Read full story


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Public Engagement Seed fund awarded for dissemination of the WildCRU game

February 19, 2019

The creators of the WildCRU game have recently been awarded Public Engagement Seed fund by the University to produce and disseminate the game to the wider public. Created by Ms. Jennifer Spencer and Dr. Cedric Tan, the WIldCRU board game is a co-operative board-game that features stories and research of real researchers. It was developed to ... Read full story


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Now You See Me, Now You Don’t

January 30, 2019

WildCRU's Dr Amy Dickman is spokesperson for National Geographic as they raise awareness of its Big Cats Initiative with a disappearing poster in London, designed by street artist, Dean Zeus Colman. The emotive artwork is a poignant reminder of the role humans play in the demise of big cats.   https://vimeo.com/314195462 A 260 sq. ft missing cat poster with ... Read full story



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