WildTrack Women in Science 2021!

The theme of the 2021 Women in Science Day is ‘Women Scientists at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19.  Our majority-women WildTrack Core Group is made up of independent scientists working to protect wildlife around the world and prevent human:wildlife conflict. As such, our work is of fundamental importance…

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Bat Track: Why bats need our help!

All over the world, bats – yes those same bats that pollinate our food, disperse seeds, eat bugs that annoy us  – are in deep trouble.  A fungal disease, white-nose syndrome, is decimating hibernating bat species in the West. Often the first contact we have with bats is when we…

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WildTrack wins 2020 AUVSI XCELLENCE award!

We’re truly honoured to be recipients of the 2020 Association for Unmanned Vehicle Services International (AUVSI) XCELLENCE award in the Humanitarian category, for our work using UAVs to monitor the cryptic ground evidence left by endangered species (in our case, trails and footprints). Our special thanks to our partners at…

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Leopard and Lion in Botswana – monitoring using FIT in JMP!

By Rosie Miles, Field Research Coordinator, Leopard Ecology and Conservation, Botswana. At Leopard Ecology & Conservation we seek to promote the long-term survival of leopard and lion populations in the Kalahari area of central Botswana by integrating conservation and community-education. This requires an understanding of the status and habitat needs…

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