Cultures of Conservation

For the second time, we were very pleased to welcome Paul Jepson to talk at a ConSoc event. Paul explored ideas of how local and cultural practices contribute to conservation in ways that we might not necessarily expect. From his experiences out in Indonesia working on bird conservation, Paul highlighted the central theme of the … Continue reading Cultures of Conservation

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Conservation in Conflict Zones

How does political conflict influence the protection of vulnerable natural areas? How does social conflict between local groups and conservationists affect the successful implementation of conservation strategies? In this event, we wished to explore the effect of social conflict and turmoil on the conservation effort. The lecture room was filled to capacity as lots of … Continue reading Conservation in Conflict Zones