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Animal welfare in the wildlife trade

January 31, 2014

A new study led by WildCRU’s Sandra Baker has examined animal welfare in the wildlife trade, a subject that had not been studied before. The review of almost 300 recent wildlife trade articles revealed that welfare was rarely mentioned, despite the evidence that wild animals can suffer greatly in trade. The literature focused on mammals and ... Read full story


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Mongabay interview with Dr Amy Dickman

January 27, 2014

Dr Amy Dickman has been interviewed by environmental news site www.mongabay.com about protecting predators in the wild Ruaha landscape. You can read the interview here.


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Range Countries Pledge to Save Snow Leopard

November 14, 2013

Countries Converge in Kyrgyz Republic for New Global Initiative to Conserve the Snow Leopard and High-Mountain Ecosystems. President Atambayev announces snow leopard recovery program to confront poaching, manage landscapes, assist mountain communities and address climate change threats. October 23, 2013, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic – President Almazbek Atambayev of the Kyrgyz Republic and officials representing 12 Central and ... Read full story


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WildCRU Director meets Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

January 31, 2014

Prof David Macdonald was proud and privileged to meet Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese Nobel Peace Laureate, on 26th October 2013 at the British Council HQ in London. Prof Macdonald gave a talk on environmental conservation and development in Burma at the event hosted by the British Council and the Vice Chancellor to ... Read full story


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WildCRU publishes Wildlife & Farming handbook

January 24, 2014

WildCRU's Dr Ruth Feber, and Director Professor David Macdonald have co-authored a wildlife conservation handbook for lowland farms. The 150 page handbook contains information and management advice for a range of farmland habitats and species. The handbook is available for download here.


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WildCRU’s Amy Dickman becomes James Marsh Professor-at-Large

November 13, 2013

WildCRU is pleased to announce that Amy Dickman was recently appointed as a James Marsh Professor-at-Large at the University of Vermont. The James Marsh Professor programme selects experts from a wide range of disciplines, and enables them become non-resident faculty members of the University of Vermont, visiting there for short periods to give lectures and ... Read full story



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