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The Ruaha Carnivore Project team visits Zimbabwe

January 11, 2019

This week the team from WildCRU’s Ruaha Carnivore Project (RCP), based in Tanzania, are excited to share news all the way from Zimbabwe. Three of the RCP staff are currently in Zimbabwe for the week to visit one of WILDCRU’s other long-term projects, the Hwange Lion Research Project, part of the Trans Kalahari ... Read full story


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WildCRU’s Innovative Teaching Methods Score a Hit in Myanmar

December 20, 2018

Two WildCRUers, Dr. Cedric Tan and Mr Kim Jacobsen, were invited to teach at this year’s (Transformation by Innovation in Distance Education) TIDE residential school at Mandalay University in Myanmar. The 60 workshop participants were lecturers from universities across Myanmar and they attended lessons on the environmental theme. This project runs in conjunction with the ... Read full story


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World Travel Market – WildCRU and Responsible Wildlife Tourism

December 12, 2018

The good, the bad and the ugly – wildlife tourism can, in its various guises, be all three, writes David Macdonald, and while the good part may be the salvation of wildlife and a joy to the participants, weeding out the bad and the ugly is important. This is why WildCRU’s Dr Tom Moorhouse ... Read full story


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WILDCRU-WAP collaboration culminates in confiscation of wildlife photo-props in Puerta Alegria, Peru

December 21, 2018

WildCRU is dedicated to action and impact, our mission statement first formalised in 1986 is to achieve practical solutions to conservation problems through original scientific research. So, when earlier this month we published our new findings in the Journal of Sustainable Tourism, we greatly hoped our work would lead to measurable impact. The paper, (... Read full story


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WildCRU authors publish landmark official document to conserve Sumatran tigers

December 20, 2018

What a thrill to see three out of six distinguished authors of a unique official national document were WildCRU trained, writes David Macdonald in celebration of a remarkable landmark in the conservation of Sumatran tigers: the Sumatran tiger is the only surviving Indonesian subspecies of, and intensive monitoring of their numbers and protection are crucial. Rising ... Read full story


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An Asian wolf living on thin air

December 10, 2018

When the air gets thin, the going gets breathless (unless you adapt, as many trainee athletes know). David Macdonald celebrates the longest in a long line of WildCRU discoveries about the remarkable adaptations of wild Canids*, this time by remarkable field scientist Geraldine Werhahn. We are accustomed to bathing in Geraldine’s reflected glory: not ... Read full story



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