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Ruaha Carnivore Project update August-September 2017

November 1, 2017

The latest update from our Ruaha Carnivore Project, run by WildCRU’s Dr Amy Dickman is now available. RCP Report August-September 2017 (PDF, 1.8MB)


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David Macdonald celebrates two weasily WildCRU wonders to mark the publication of a landmark book and an entertaining film

October 26, 2017

Musteloids, despite their odorously ominous name, are a wonderfully diverse, and rivetingly interesting super-family of Carnivores. They include such carnivoran eccentrics as red pandas, coatis and skunks, but the huge majority of them, indeed 67 of the approximately (given taxonomic wrangling) 92 musteloid species, are mustelids, that is, members of the weasel family. As variations ... Read full story


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A Historic Pledge for Big Cats

October 16, 2017

Visionary Chinese philanthropist and entrepreneur Madame He Qiaonyu has joined Panthera's Global Alliance for Wild Cats, committing $20 million over the next decade to fund conservation programs devoted to protecting big cats around the world. The Beijing Qiaonyu Foundation, Panthera, and WildCRU will join forces on initiatives to save imperiled species, starting with snow leopards ... Read full story


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Award for Cristian Bonacic of Fauna Australis

November 1, 2017

Professor Cristian Bonacic, former WildCRU doctoral student and currently Research Associate of the Unit, founded and led Fauna Australis at the Catholic University of Santiago, Chile. He is gracious in frequently branding his excellent Unit as WildCRU in South America, and this week his achievements in Science have been recognised by an award from the ... Read full story


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Wildlife Conservation Course 2017 – Conservation Heroes – featured in New Straits Times, Malaysia

October 16, 2017

Threats of habitat loss, climate change and overexploitation create havoc in the world as the new Conservation Heroes emerge and battle against these evil forces. These heroes have acquired their special powers from the two-week intensive Wildlife Conservation Course taught using innovative techniques from role-play to games to theatre. The Wildlife Conservation Course, third year in ... Read full story


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Clouded leopard population down to ‘around 750’ in key region of Borneo

October 16, 2017

A new study led by Oxford scientists has produced the first robust estimate of the number of Sunda clouded leopards remaining in the state of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. The research also explores how changes to Sabah's forest landscape may be affecting these threatened wild cats. The study, led by researchers from Oxford’s Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU) in collaboration ... Read full story



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