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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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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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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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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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