Exploring differences in stakeholders’ perceptions of illegal bird trapping in Cyprus

Cyprus is a hotspot for illegal bird trapping, but conservation efforts have been hindered by a lack of understanding between the local trapping community and the environmental NGOs.

Fieldwork: deeper into the forest

Emiel's latest update about his fieldwork and all the challenges of surveying households in rural Cambodia.

Two new PhD opportunities!

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

Realising the promise of Tanzania’s Wildlife Management Areas

A new ESPA policy brief explores how Tanzania's Wildlife Management Areas have changed people's lives.

Thomas Pienkowski

Tom’s research seeks to understand the ways that living alongside wildlife can affect people’s mental health, particularly in relation to disease transmission.

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