Not so fast: why India’s plan to reintroduce cheetahs may run into problems

India's last cheetah was killed 70 years ago. Should the country import a different subspecies from Namibia?

Simon Evans, Principal Lecturer in Ecotourism, Anglia Ruskin University • conversation
Dec. 18, 2020 ~6 min

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Why Mauritius is culling an endangered fruit bat that exists nowhere else

Conflict between fruit-growers, the Mauritian government and conservationists has dragged on for years – it's time for a new approach.

Tigga Kingston, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Texas Tech University • conversation
Nov. 26, 2020 ~7 min

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Will Colorado bring back wolves? It's up to voters

For the first time in the US, a ballot measure will ask voters whether to restore wolves to a place where they've been eradicated. Coloradans have strong views on both sides.

Kevin Crooks, Professor of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology , Colorado State University • conversation
Oct. 16, 2020 ~11 min

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Giant panda conservation is failing to revive the wider ecosystem – new study

Pandas have done more to raise awareness of biodiversity loss than any other species. But they may not be good at stopping it themselves.

Jason Gilchrist, Ecologist, Edinburgh Napier University • conversation
Aug. 3, 2020 ~8 min

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What living alongside crocodiles can teach us about coexisting with wildlife

In the villages of central Gujurat, humans and wildlife are forced to share the same spaces – with varying consequences.

Silvio Marchini, Research Associate and Conservation Fellow under the Chester Zoo/WildCRU-University of Oxford Partnership, University of Oxford • conversation
May 26, 2020 ~8 min

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