Counting Sheep: Research pioneers promising new wildlife survey method

Researchers from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the New Mexico Game and Fish Department pioneered an innovative new way to estimate animal population sizes simply, safely, and affordably, with remarkable accuracy. This will help biologists around the world to confidently apply distance sampling techniques with camera trapping to estimate the population size of any wild, unmarked animal.


Conservation versus profit: South Africa’s ‘unique’ game offer a sobering lesson

Professor Hart’s 2017 article on conservation controversies is as relevant today as it was back then. Be it in connection with the recent wildlife policy initiatives of the South African government, the integration of rural communities into wildlife policy and management, and the formation of conservation alliances (see Conservation Frontline Editor-in-Chief’s opinion piece “Let’s Forge Conservation Coalitions“).


The Truth: Conservation’s Biggest Weapon–Misinformation leads to devastating real-world impacts

Shutting down trophy hunting in Africa without viable alternatives—for income, land use, coexistence—would imperil wilderness and biodiversity and undermine local communities.READ MORE