Tag: RSPB

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Consequences of survey method for estimating hunters’ harvest rates

We compare hunter recall interviews with continuous village monitoring, finding that methodological biases can have large effects on estimates of hunter catch.

Implications of the World Bank’s environmental and social framework for biodiversity

The World Bank's social and environmental safeguard policies were recently updated in the new Environmental and Social Framework. Although elements of the new policy have the potential to benefit conservation, Concerns have been raised that the policy is now too flexible and lacks clear definitions for key terms.

Audience segmentation to improve targeting of conservation interventions for hunters

Abstract Audience segmentation could help improve the effectiveness of conservation interventions. Marketers use audience segmentation to define the target audience of a campaign. The technique involves subdividing a general population into groups that share similar profiles, such as socio-demographic or behavioural characteristics. Interventions are then designed to target the group or groups of interest. We ...

Jonathan Morley

Jonathan's research aims to examine the success of environmental safeguards in international development projects

Quantifying the effects of development projects on biodiversity conservation in West Africa.

Jonathan's research aims to examine the success of environmental safeguards in international development projects

The influence of risk on patterns of illegal activity in a hunted landscape in West Liberia

Sorrel's PhD project uses insights from behavioural psychology and cognitive sciences to design better ways of reducing bushmeat use in West Africa.

Sorrel Jones

Sorrel's research explores ways to tackle the bushmeat hunting crisis in West Africa.

Investing in agroforestry options for forest restoration in Indonesia

Southeast Asia has the lowest proportion of remaining forest cover and highest rate of contemporary deforestation of any tropical region. This project aims to use agroforestry to restore degraded tropical forests in order to enhance biodiversity and ecosystem services, as well as replenishing timber and non-timber forest product resources.