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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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New WildCRU article on illegal Pangolin trade

November 10, 2014

WildCRU’s recent work on illegal Pangolin product trade is featured in this week’s ‘The Conversation’. The full article is available online: Pangolin: illegal medicine trade threatens these scaly mammals with extinction.


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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 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’: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/africaandindianocean/tanzania/11244073/Tusk-Trust-Conservation-Awards-On-patrol-with-the-lion-guardians-in-Tanzania.html 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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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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