Human-wildlife conflict is when encounters between humans and wildlife lead to negative results, such as loss of property, livelihoods, and even life. The scope of the issue is significant and truly global, but we are nowhere near being able to address it at the scale needed.
In recognition of June's global Pride month events in support of the LGBTQIA+ community, Justine Ammendolia and WWF's Alex MacLennan talked about the intersection of conservation, their identities, and bringing their whole selves to the effort of protecting the planet.
WWF-Thailand's tiger conservation team started working in Mae Wong and Khlong Lan National Parks 10 years ago. Today, they share the exciting news that their camera caught a female tiger prowling through the forest. Watch their video here!
Human-wildlife conflict, which involves many species of wildlife across the globe, is a nuanced and complex issue. Sustainable management of these conflicts and a more significant move towards coexistence can only be achieved by combining a comprehensive suite of measures with efforts to address the drivers or root causes of such conflicts and the associated social dynamics.
Scientists successfully collared two snow leopards in Western Nepal—a feat that will help researchers learn more about this elusive and vulnerable species. The satellite GPS collaring of these big cats brings Nepal’s tally of collared snow leopards to eight.
Zoonotic diseases are a stark reminder of how humans and nature are connected. While we can't predict where the next spillover will happen, we are able to identify the combination of factors that increase risk.
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