In Europe, governments are failing to intervene to address the issue of dogs interbreeding with wolves in the wild, which risks to affect wolves' key ecological role, their unique features, and the broader set of values that people associate with them.
New evidence sheds light on how the intricate lives of European hunter-gatherers deeply intertwined with those of carnivore species.
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.
Illegal snares set up to poach herbivores are also killing many carnivores
Can allowing culling increase the social tolerance of problem wildlife and consequently decrease poaching rates?
Some species are unjustly portrayed negatively by the media, and this may threaten their conservation in the long-term.
By acting promptly we can still conserve nature - we're not yet doomed.
We often rely on the charismatic traits of a few animals to raise funds for the conservation of entire ecosystems.