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WildCRU Alumna Isla Duporge tracks the largest migration on the planet from satellite using deep learning

June 5, 2023

The Great Wildebeest Migration is the most extensive land-based mammal migration known to our planet, playing a pivotal role in driving numerous ecological processes that sustain the well-being of both humans and wildlife in the region. Unfortunately, this remarkable natural phenomenon faces challenges brought about by climate change and alterations in land cover and land ... Read full story

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In a turning point for lion conservation, WildCRU and Panthera unite lion programs with the appointment of Prof. Andrew Loveridge as a joint Lion Director

May 18, 2023

Uniting two of the world’s preeminent lion programs, Panthera, the global wild cat conservation organization, has appointed our Deputy Director, Andrew Loveridge, in a joint role as a Lion Program Director. A turning point for lion conservation, this  alliance spearheaded by Andrew expands the organizations’ reach: together we have supported work in 12 countries, ... Read full story

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Former WildCRU Panther Receives Whitley Award

May 3, 2023

Serge Alexis Kamgang honoured for his work in northern Cameroon. Former LMH MCR member and 2016 WildCRU Panther Serge Alexis Kamgang was presented with a 2023 Whitley Award by Princess Anne at a ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London. He was accompanied by LMH Fellow and WildCRU Founding Director Professor David Macdonald and LMH SCR ... Read full story

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The world’s first kiss? WildCRU research published in Science

May 19, 2023

Animal behaviour is a central theme of the research done at WildCRU. The majority with the focus on behavioural ecology in relation to the conservation of wildlife. However, contributing with her knowledge on genetics, behavioural ecology, and pathogens, WildCRU member Dr Sophie Lund Rasmussen co-authored a “Perspective” just published in Science discussing the ancient ... Read full story

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A day in WildCRU – Viva Edition

May 10, 2023

Viva’s are a momentous occasion at WildCRU. It’s a great accomplishment when a thesis published advances a science, but even more remarkable when the data is already in use for policy implementations. Last week we celebrated a successful Viva of Luca Chiaverini who’s thesis is a culmination of 10-years worth of camera-trapping data in Southeast ... Read full story

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Diploma Student Yves Olatoundji appointed Junior Professional at the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Headquarters, Switzerland

April 14, 2023

We are thrilled to announce Yves Olatoundji, a WildCRU panther from 2022, has been appointed as a Junior Professional at the International Union for the Conservation of Nature Headquarters in Switzerland. Yves will be supporting the work of the Protected and Conserved Areas Team, contributing to their mission to promote and support the conservation ... Read full story

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