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Are we solving the right problem? Working for human-bear conflict resolution in developing countries

November 10, 2014

WildCRU's Dr O Emre Can and Professor David Macdonald organized a half-day workshop titled “Are we solving the right problem? Working for human-bear conflict resolution in developing countries” at the 23rd International Conference on Bear Research and Management. The workshop was part of ... Read full story

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Summer 2014 update from the Director

September 18, 2014

WildCRU’s Director, Prof David Macdonald, is back in Oxford after a very wet, but productive August, pictured in tropical rainforest with WildCRU’s Masters student, Iding Haidir, Kerinci, Sumatra, and Unit Manager, Dr Dawn Burnham and post-doc, Dr Cedric Tan, in Kedah, ... Read full story

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New human-carnivore conflict paper

September 11, 2014

A recent paper by WildCRU’s Amy Dickman and colleagues has revealed the complexity of human-carnivore conflict in Tanzania’s Ruaha landscape. Dickman et al. show that such conflict is widespread in this landscape, which is concerning given its global significance for lions and other large carnivores. The research ... Read full story

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Tusk Conservation Awards – Dr Amy Dickman nominated

October 8, 2014

The shortlist for the 2014 Tusk Conservation Awards has been announced, and we are thrilled that two of the three finalists have WildCRU links. Dr Amy Dickman, one of our Senior Research Fellows, has been nominated for founding the Ruaha Carnivore Project, which works to conserve lions ... Read full story

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Ruaha Guardians compete in the Lion Guardian Games

September 17, 2014

The 5th annual Lion Guardian Games was held in Kenya’s Selenkay Conservancy, on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. The day is organised by the main Lion Guardians organisation in Kenya, and the Ruaha Guardians travelled up to take part, which was very exciting for everyone involved. The latest update on their work can be ... Read full story

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Africa Geographic focuses on Ruaha

July 21, 2014

The Ruaha Carnivore Conservation Project, led by WildCRU's Dr Amy Dickman, is the focus for the most recent issue of the weekly Africa Geographic magazine. Dubbed 'A friend of the enemy' the article covers a variety of aspects of Dr Dickman's work in Ruaha focusing on human-carnivore ... Read full story

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