All News

news story image

The bits of wire that can devastate lion populations

March 31, 2020

Nature Research News have featured research carried out by Dr Andrew Loveridge. The article reads: "Simple snares aimed at catching African game for the table take a huge toll on carnivores, too. Wire snares are widely used to poach African wild herbivores for meat — but the traps also catch enough lions and hyenas to ... Read full story


news story image

WildCRU’s camera trap dataset, probably the largest of it’s kind, identifies conservation priorities for clouded leopards

March 26, 2020

David Macdonald presents a second video from WildCRU's Clouded Leopard Programme summarizing research findings published in Diversity and Distributions and Biological Conservation. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/embed/Z2rhK7bSLg0[/embed] Deforestation is rapidly altering Southeast Asian landscapes, resulting in some of the highest rates of habitat loss worldwide. Among the many species facing declines in this region, clouded leopards rank notably for their ... Read full story


news story image

China: clamp down on violations of wildlife trade ban

February 12, 2020

WildCRU researchers comment on China’s temporary ban on wildlife trade. 'In response to the deadly outbreak of coronavirus 2019-nCoV, China has temporarily banned the sale of wildlife in markets, restaurants and online. 'Read the full article published in Nature.


news story image

Horizon scanning to identify the emerging risks of the Belt & Road Initiative

March 30, 2020

By Dr Amy Hinsley A new paper, led by researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences with collaborators in Oxford and more than 20 other institutions around the world aims to highlight the emerging issues related to the Belt and Road initiative (BRI). The BRI is the largest infrastructure project in human history, connecting China to ... Read full story


news story image

WildCRU collaboration reveals the loss of tigers and leopards in Laos

March 16, 2020

David Macdonald presents WildCRU's new video summarising the research carried out by Akchousanh Rasphone and published in Global Ecology and Conservation. It’s easy to assume that Laos has tigers and leopards, particularly in huge, government-protected areas such as Nam Et-Phou Louey in the north, but it is likely that ... Read full story


news story image

Dr. Cedric Tan awarded Public Engagement with Research Impact Award from the Division

February 12, 2020

Based on his research on large carnivores in Asia, Cedric created three interactive public engagement activities to demonstrate how our individual daily actions in the UK could have an impact on the tropical forest elsewhere. These activities are an interactive theatre, a carnivore conservation game and an escape room, all of which led to increased ... Read full story



«Return to News & Events
Page 7 of 69« First...56789...203040...Last »