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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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Transfrontier Conservation of Tigers and Other Endangered Species

September 5, 2013

Date: 29th July - 2nd August 2013 Hosted by the Chinese Government's State Forestry Administration and Beijing Forestry University's Wildlife Institute, and supported by the World Bank Global Tiger Initiative (GTI), WWF and the Wildlife Conservation Association of China, WildCRU's Dr Philip Riordan is facilitating an International Workshop on Transboundary Conservation of Tigers and Other ... Read full story


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Ruaha project member chosen as a Disney Conservation Hero

September 5, 2013

Ruaha Carnivore Conservation programme Community Liaison Officer Msago has been chosen as one of Disney’s 2013 Conservation Heroes. Fourteen individuals were chosen as recognition for their tireless efforts to save wildlife, protect habitats and educate communities. Further information can be found here: More information about Msago's work with the programme since its inception in 2009 can be ... Read full story


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Dr Krystyna Golabek describes cutting edge new tracking and remote measure technology for cheetah research

September 11, 2013

Exciting new technology developed by Prof. Alan Wilson's Structure and Motion Laboratory at London's Royal Veterinary College has allowed precise tracking and remote measures on wild cheetah at the Botswana Predator Conservation Trust's study site. This new technology, armed with solar-power cells, GPS-loggers, and 3D activity sensors, is incredibly power-efficient and is programmed to collect ... Read full story


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Shared Planet: Living with Carnivores

September 5, 2013

On the Tuesday 16th July edition of BBC Radio 4’s Shared Planet, Monty Don spoke with Professor David Macdonald regarding the potential impact that fencing could have in African lion conservation. From the BBC website: “Lion biologist Craig Packer from the University of Minnesota will be speaking to Monty about his observations in Tanzania where upward ... Read full story


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Special Issue of Folia Primatologica on Primate-Predator Interactions

February 5, 2013

We are delighted to announce that the special issue of Folia Primatologica on Primate-Predator Interactions is now available online from the Folia Primatologica website: http://www.karger.com/Journal/Home/223842 This quadruple special issue, guest edited by WildCRU’s Dr Dawn Burnham and Dr Susan Cheyne, features 14 original research papers and results from a joint meeting of the Primate Society of ... Read full story



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