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CONSERVATION & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT

The Great Elephant Balancing Act


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Recent research emphasized the importance of males in elephant society, findings that are now being used to batter countries in Southern Africa into changing their elephant management policies. This article reviews the scientific evidence and calls for a balanced approach that considers both humans and elephants.READ MORE

A Central Asia Conservation Initiative from the Wild Sheep Foundation


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Now a member of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, the Wild Sheep Foundation is expanding its efforts, expertise and programs in the world’s largest and most diverse Caprinae habitat—the remote republics of Central Asia. READ MORE

Conservation Challenges for the Roan Antelope


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The roan, Africa’s second-largest antelope, is patchily distributed—the northern cluster stretches from Guinea in West Africa to South Sudan into Ethiopia; the southern cluster occurs in South-Central Africa. Sub-populations face conservation, natural and anthropogenic threats ranging from climate change, predation, genetic contamination, tick-borne and other diseases, and habitat loss due to short-sighted management decisions.READ MORE

October Update: Amur Tiger Prey Study


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In July, Conservation Frontlines introduced its first Select Study: research in support of predators, prey and rural communities in Russia’s vast and remote Far East. Only some 500 Amur (Siberian) tiger survive there, and they depend on wild boar and red deer. These two species are also vital for the food security and culture of the human community in the region. READ MORE