Category: News

Two new PhD opportunities!

Projects on understanding factors influencing the global conservation agenda and interactions between conservation and development in West Africa.

Fieldwork: Getting stuck in

Emiel describes the first phase of his PhD fieldwork: a survey of ten villages, spread across two protected areas in Cambodia’s Preah Vihear province

Enlist blockchain to boost conservation

PhD student Zac Baynham-Herd has a piece of correspondence published in Nature this week outlining his ideas for peer-to-peer conservation

The start of fieldwork: a first pilot study

"Let this be a warning to my future self: one month into the trip and none of this has gone as planned..."

Preparing for Fieldwork

Emiel writes about his preparations for his next field trip.

Conservation Optimism and Politics

People from all over the world came to London to share in positivity, optimism and creativity at a 3-day Conservation Optimism summit.

Searching for Snares – how much effort is enough?

Harriet presented preliminary findings from her fieldwork at the the Asian-Pacific Chapter Meeting of the Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation.

Can games help us to understand and manage conservation conflicts?

A workshop at the Grimsö Wildlife Research Station in Sweden discussed the role games might play in tackling conservation conflicts.

Scottish Institute for Enterprise Fresh Ideas award

Zac Baynham-Herd's idea for peer-to-peer conservation won an award from the Scottish Institute for Enterprise in this year's Fresh Ideas competition.

Now anyone can save Planet Earth

In his recent TEDx talk, Zac explored whether we could use the digital world to help conserve the natural world.