All News

news story image

WildCRU at ICCB in Kuala Lumpur

July 11, 2019

ICCB is a global forum for addressing conservation challenges and for presenting new research in conservation science and practice. WildCRU are pleased to have a number of delegates hosting workshops, joining sessions, and presenting at the renowned conference this year: Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st  July Cedric Tan - Innovative education and communication. Short course 20-21 July Silvio Marchini - Planning for human-wildlife coexistence: ... Read full story

news story image

David Macdonald celebrates a remarkable achievement for former WildCRU Panther, Tafadzwa Shumbu

May 21, 2019

Tafadzwa was a successful student on WildCRU’s Recanati-Kaplan Postgraduate Diploma. When he left us he returned to a post with Painted Dog Research Trust continuing to refine the project he had developed as part of his course requirements. Joining forces with WildCRU affiliate Bob Montgomery from Michigan University, Tadadzwa led a team that ... Read full story

news story image

The IPBES Global Assessment on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services report is a wake-up call for us all. As a global community supporting Ethiopian wolf conservation: what are we doing and what can we do better?

May 8, 2019

  As crudely summarized in the first Intergovernmental Global Assessment on Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services (IPBES) report released today, terrestrial ecosystems and their wildlife are suffering from habitat loss and degradation at an unprecedented scale, and the main drivers are land use change and exploitation. We witness this reality as part of our Ethiopian ... Read full story

news story image

David Macdonald moderates an expert panel at the first African Wildlife Economy Summit

June 26, 2019

David Macdonald, WildCRU’s Director, moderated an expert panel at the first African Wildlife Economy Summit, attended in Victoria Falls by four Heads of  State and 14 government Ministers. The Panel considered how co-management and public-private partnerships can help secure endangered conservation estates, and involved (pictured right to left) Jose Monteiro from the Mozambique government’s ... Read full story

news story image

Habitat use of the understudied ocelot in Brazilian Amazon basin using the species largest known dataset

May 9, 2019

Amazonia rainforest, a mysterious and wonderful land, supports more than half of the worlds’ species of plants and animals and also plays a major role in providing ecosystem services for human and sanctuaries for wildlife. Unfortunately, ongoing deforestation and habitat fragmentation, for social-economic reasons, are threaten these forest dwellers and their livelihood.... Read full story

news story image

Wildlife Conservation Course 2019 – Game of Thrones theme – Philippines

May 7, 2019

From the Kingdom of Westeros, we hear about the storms of swords, a clash of kings, and even a dance with dragons. Steering clear of the fantasy and the action, we are left with something obvious: Man-made conflicts that leave the world exposed to larger threats. This calls for a conservation course that equips fearless ... Read full story

«Return to News & Events