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Today, 3 March 2021 marks UN World Wildlife Day which aims to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. Highlighting a project that has helped coffee farmers in Indonesia move to wildlife friendly farming,
Professor Anna Nekaris and Dr Marco Campera share the impact of their work.
With three out of four newly emerging infectious human diseases originating in animals*, there is an urgent need to monitor the legal trade in wildlife, according to new research by Vincent Nijman, Professor in Anthropology at Oxford Brookes University.
Researchers have used a ‘landscape of fear’ framework to study how endangered western chimpanzees in West Africa perceive predator risks and adapt their behaviours to forage for the best available food.
Tourists could be spreading the virus causing COVID-19 to wild mountain gorillas by taking selfies with the animals without following precautions.
Join this live streamed event with Simon Boulter (Aspect Ecology)
Join this live streamed event with Ganga Regmi (Tribhuvan University, Nepal)
Join this live streamed event with Brooke Aldrich (Asia for Animals Coalition/ Neotropical Primate Conservation)
Join this live streamed event with Christian Howell (Universidade Nova de Lisboa)