There is a buzz around parts of the Tarangire-Manyara ecosystem, and it’s not just the dozens of new beehives hanging from tree branches around the villages.
As human populations boom across the African continent, it has become ever more essential to provide remnant wildlife populations with a connecting landscape between fragmented protected areas.
Professor Claudio Sillero, Chair of the IUCN Species Survival Commission (SSC) Canid Specialist Group (SG), shares his thoughts about how focusing on carnivores as umbrella species can help multiply the impact of conservation efforts for a wider range of species.
The great conservationist Aldo Leopold once said “To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering.”
How do you prioritise lemur conservation actions when 95% of the 113 known lemur species are threatened with extinction?