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New paper published about the conflict between predators and small-livestock farmers in the Karoo

Dear readers, The Karoo Predator Project is happy to announce the publication of its recent research in a special issue (“Karoo Special Issue: Trajectories of Change in the Anthropocene”) of the African Journal of Range and Forage Science, titled “Spatial, … Continue reading

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The re-emergence of black-backed and golden jackals

On the 20th of October, Marine was invited to talk about the Eurasian lynx at the 40th French Mammalogical Conference in the town of Caen (western France). It was also the opportunity for her to give another presentation, this time … Continue reading

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Collaborative paper with the University of Johannesburg on the impacts of lethal management on the genetic of jackal and caracal

Dear followers, We are glad to announce the publication of our recent collaborative research paper with the Center for Ecological Genomics and Wildlife Conservation at the University of Johannesburg. The paper was writen by Dr. Laura Tensen, Marine Drouilly and … Continue reading

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Final feedback on the Karoo Predator Project

Last week, Marion and Marine drove up to the Central Karoo to give a final feedback on the results of their research to the farmers and other interested parties. Nelmarié Saayman from the Department of Agriculture – Western Cape Government … Continue reading

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New paper published on species richness and occupancy on farmland and in Anysberg Nature Reserve

Dear followers, I am happy to share with you that we have published a new paper in the international journal Biological Conservation and titled “Multi-species occupancy modelling of mammal and ground bird communities in rangeland in the Karoo: A case for … Continue reading

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The Karoo Predator Project participates in the conservation assessment of Canis mesomelas

Dear followers, As you probably know from a previous blog post, the Karoo Predator Project is involved in some of the assessments for the 2016 Red List of Mammals of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. The project is led by … Continue reading

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Launch of iCWild, the new Institute at the University of Cape Town

Hello everyone, I am really excited to announce the launch of a newly-created interdisciplinary Institute at the University of Cape Town, called iCWild for Institute for Communities and Wildlife in Africa. The aim of the Institute is to understand the … Continue reading

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Another great SAWMA symposium

The South African Wildlife Management Association (SAWMA) held its annual symposium in the Boland mountains of the Western Cape during the week of 10-14 September. This year’s main theme was “Wildlife Management in the Face of Global Change”. Scientists, students, … Continue reading

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New published paper

Dear followers, I am glad to share with you today a new publication in which the Karoo Predator Project took part recently about the phylogeny of African jackals. The research was led by Dr. Anagaw Atickem, Dr. Christian Roos and … Continue reading

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The Karoo Predator Project down under

Last July, The Karoo Predator Project was at the 12th International Mammalogical Congress in Perth, Australia. Happening only every 4 years, the Congress provides “an important forum for professional mammalogists wishing to remain updated on the last marine and terrestrial … Continue reading

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