New evidence sheds light on how the intricate lives of European hunter-gatherers deeply intertwined with those of carnivore species.Continue reading "Hunter-Gatherers’ Relations with Carnivores 30k Years Ago"
Illegal snares set up to poach herbivores are also killing many carnivoresContinue reading "Illegal Snares May be Killing More Carnivores than We Think"
To attract extra clicks, news articles on human-wildlife encounters are often biasedly and negatively portrayed. In this sense, such sensationalism in the news undermines the objectives of wildlife conservation.Continue reading "Journalism is Drowning in Sensationalism, and Wildlife is Paying the Price for it"
Can allowing culling increase the social tolerance of problem wildlife and consequently decrease poaching rates?Continue reading "Hunting Wildlife to Decrease Poaching Rates"
The use of lethal removal in wildlife management may be losing stakeholder supportContinue reading "Morality and its Role in Wildlife Management"
Valerio Donfrancesco Founder & blogger I started this blog with the intention of sharing my humble views on nature conservation with the wider web. I also hope my posts can make science more accessible and enjoyable to a broader audience. I hold a BSc in behavioural ecology and a MSc in conservation science and policy […]Continue reading "Behind the scenes"
By acting promptly we can still conserve nature – we’re not yet doomed.Continue reading "Nature is Resilient but We Need to Act Now"
Some species are unjustly portrayed negatively by the media, and this may threaten their conservation in the long-term.Continue reading "Misconceived Species and Where to Find Them"
Wildlife doesn’t have a voice, but if we gave it one, it would hardly be one that would be okay with the anthropogenically-driven environmental catastropheContinue reading "What if Wildlife Could Strike?"