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Remembering Dr Mark Stanley-Price

December 15, 2022

We are deeply saddened by the loss of Mark Stanley-Price who passed away at home on the 13th December. Mark was an extraordinary and accomplished conservationist, a greatly valued colleague, and a good friend. For over 10 years Mark has been a central and inspirational figure in WildCRU, he will be sorely missed. At this ... Read full story


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“Our hope for the future is each other”: Godfrey Mtare for Black History Month 2022

October 19, 2022

The third in the Department of Biology's Black History Month 2022 blog series, Godfrey Mtare shares an overview of his DPhil project developing methods to support cross-border habitats for African lions. My DPhil research focuses on how transboundary landscape connectivity could propel robust wildlife economies; hence transforming community livelihoods. In order to demonstrate this, I ... Read full story


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Congratulations Diploma class of 2022

October 11, 2022

WildCRU’s Post-Graduate Diploma in International Wildlife Conservation Practice has achieved global recognition for excellence, providing training in all aspects of practical conservation to aspiring young conservationists from less-developed countries, especially focusing on the most talented and least privileged applicants who would not normally have the opportunity to attend a world-class university. Our pride in the ‘WildCRU ... Read full story


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Back from a Conference! Conservation Genomics at the Population Level

December 8, 2022

By Chrishen Gomez The first conference you attend as an academic will I think invariably, be a memorable one. I’m jotting this monologue in the hopes that when I am finally met with that dreaded existential crisis that seems to afflict every academic at some point of their career, I can come to this and ... Read full story


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Where have all the lions gone? Establishing realistic baselines to assess decline and recovery of African lions

October 14, 2022

Our perceptions of wildlife loss are often informed only by the reductions which take place within our lifetimes. However, these losses don’t represent the total decline of a species or habitat, with historic reductions in population size going unaccounted for in terms of our perceptions of total loss. In other words, we can’t see the ... Read full story


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Global Leopard Conference

October 10, 2022

WildCRU are pleased to be participating in the organization of a 5-day Global Leopard Conference to discuss the future of leopard conservation, happening online in March 2023. A range of partners who currently work on leopards, including Panthera, the Arabian Leopard Fund, and Endangered Wildlife Trust and many more are working together to convene this ... Read full story



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