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Ruaha Carnivore Project December update

February 9, 2015

The Ruaha Carnivore Project, led by Dr Amy Dickman, has released its December 2014 update, including news on the expansion of the livestock guard dogs programme, a new published paper, camera trapping photos and more. Update can be read here


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Claudio Sillero interviewed on Indian Tiger conservation

February 3, 2015

WildCRU Deputy Director, Professor Claudio Sillero, was interviewed for FM4 Austrian radio station about Indian Tiger conservation. The interview can be heard via a link at the bottom of this page on the FM4 website. A quote from the interview: "I would like to commend the Indian authorities for what they have achieved so far. ... Read full story


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WildCRU member receives Compassionate Conservation Commendation

February 2, 2015

Dr Sandra Baker, who is the Humane Society Research Fellow at WildCRU, has received a Commendation in the 2014 Virginia McKenna Awards for Compassionate Conservation. For over 15 years Sandra has worked on issues relating to wild animal welfare, including human-wildlife conflict, humane wildlife management, foxhunting and the wildlife trade. ... Read full story


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BBC interview Claudio Sillero on Tiger Conservation

February 3, 2015

Further to his interview on Austrian Radio station FM4, WildCRU Deputy Director Professor Claudio Sillero was interviewed on the BBC news regarding Tiger Conservation. [video width="720" height="576" mp4="http://www.wildcru.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/BBC_World_News_2015-01-20_16-19-36.mp4"][/video]


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WildCRU analysis on trade in live carnivores and primates

February 2, 2015

A new analysis of IUCN trade records by WildCRU’s Dr Lauren Harrington reveals that an alarming proportion of carnivores and primates traded live legally are taken from the wild. Frequently traded species, taken predominantly from the wild, included squirrel monkeys, capuchins, fennec foxes and kinkajous – all of which are popular ... Read full story


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First global study of human-bear conflict by WildCRU

February 2, 2015

WildCRU's Dr Ozgun Emre Can and Professor David Macdonald recently worked with world bear experts to complete a global review study on human-bear conflict covering 59 countries. The first study presenting the status of conflict between people and all seven terrestrial bear species ... Read full story



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