Human-wildlife conflict – emotions and cultural significance attached to wild carnivores strongly influence mitigation strategies. New Research
Grabbing the lion by the tail – Interference and intervention in the lives of wild animals are controversial and there are no simple answers as to when or if they are appropriate. Jamie Paterson gives her perspectives.
Guard dogs are saving cheetahs, says new research based on livestock guarding dogs – because livestock losses have reduced by 91%
Lions in the Chobe River area face an uncertain future – pressured by human farmers to the north and a lack of new blood from the south
New research from Botswana shows that translocating lions in conflict with livestock owners is expensive and results in high lion mortality, repeat offences and very little reduction in human-lion conflict.
Namibian elephant auction: We look at the background, reasons and context of the controversial sale by auction of 170 wild-caught elephants
Compensation given for damage causing animals on the western boundary of the greater Kruger National Park – a contested and emotive issue
The Edge of Existence tells the story of human-wildlife conflict on the western boundary of Tanzania’s Serengeti. We interview the filmmaker
The ‘problem-causing’ elephant known as Riff Raff has been shot and killed by provincial authorities in South Africa
Human-lion conflict is a major issue for the conservation of wild lions – we look at the successful Kwando Carnivore Project in KAZA
Wild dogs face increased persecution, as evidenced by this puppy carcass found on a road – likely the victim of an intentional killing