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WildCRU’s Myanmar Clouded Leopard Project

January 26, 2015

The study in Htamanthi Wildlife Sanctuary, Sagaing Region, Myanmar, started in full on 1st December 2014 after a thorough reconnaissance of the study area by the field team. It is now approaching halfway complete and already proving to be a great success, thanks to our local partner, WildCRU Diploma 2010 Alumni, Saw Htun, now Deputy ... Read full story

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Defra awards first David Macdonald Fellowship

December 2, 2014

The first David Macdonald Fellowship has been awarded by Defra to Shayla Ellick. Shayla graduated from the University of Hertfordshire in 2012 with a BSc (Hons) 1st class in Environmental Management. During her degree she undertook a placement year with the UK Overseas Territories Programme at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, working on their Online ... Read full story

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Two adult Persian leopards fitted with satellite collars in Iran

November 26, 2014

Recently, two adult Persian leopards were fitted with satellite GPS collars in northeastern Iran. The project, run by WildCRU’s Mohammad Farhadinia as part of his DPhil program in University of Oxford tries to explore cutting-edge information about one of the least known leopard subspecies in the world. Named as Borna (meaning ... Read full story

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Bi-lingual educational giant otter book launches

January 12, 2015

Ms Jessica Groenendijk, a long-standing associate of WildCRU, has launched a bi-lingual illustrated booklet. She says, "We received funding last year from the Iris Darnton Foundation, through WildCRU, for the creation of an illustrated bilingual conservation education booklet, in Matsigenka and Spanish, for the Matsigenka communities in and around Manu. It is ... Read full story

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Winner of the 2014 Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa

November 27, 2014

WildCRU are proud and delighted to congratulate Herizo Andrianandrasana, the winner of the 2014 Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa, announced in London on 25th November. Herizo graduated from WildCRU’s Recanati-Kaplan Centre Postgraduate Diploma in International Wildlife Conservation Practice in 2009 returning to his community-based conservation work in Madagascar, which ... Read full story

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Ruaha update and Tusk awards news

November 25, 2014

WildCRU’s Dr Amy Dickman, a Tusk Award Nominee, was featured in the Telegraph on 21st November in the lead up to the Tusk Conservation Awards for her work in the Ruaha landscape, Tanzania’: The latest update from the Ruaha Carnivore Conservation Project is now available: Read part 1 here Read part 2 ... Read full story

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