Wildlife

Total 20 Posts

Ranger insights combined with statistical models can curb elephant poaching

Statistical models and the knowledge of on-the-ground practitioners are valuable and complementary sources of evidence for biodiversity conservation. Each one alone tells only part of the story.

Using financial systems to stop illegal wildlife trade

The reality is that the illegal wildlife trade is an organised crime. The need to move, store and realise proceeds gives governments and the financial sector the power to identify criminal networks via their financial footprints and help close the net.

Technology used to understand birds

This is how tracking technology gives new insights into the behaviour of migrating birds. Previously, most birds were thought to be guided by their genes during migration.

New wildlife technology lab in Kenya

A new wildlife technology lab in Ol Pejeta Conservancy has been opened and it will fit rhinos with tracking chips to save them from poaching

Endangered Wildlife Trust supports ecological and sustainable use of wildlife

In response to an article about South Africa's first online rhino horn auction, the Endangered Wildlife Trust states it "supports the ecological sustainable use of wildlife when it leads to the improved conservation of wild and free living species in their habitats."

Machine learning can help fight illegal wildlife trade on social media

This is how machine learning can help fight illegal wildlife trading on social media.

Gorillas pose for selfies with anti-poaching park rangers

Anti-poaching park rangers in the Democratic Republic of Congo take selfies with female gorillas.