STICS - Stirling Conservation Science

Author’s note: This is a reposting from my blog malloc(evol_ecol); the post introduces the GMSE R package as part of the ConFooBio project. As part of the ConFooBio project at the University...

April’s Conservation Conversation was inspired by the Future of Conservation Project. This joint project hosted by UN WCMC and including researchers from universities Cambridge, Leeds & Edinburgh looks to explore the...

Kirsty Park, University of Stirling The grand finale of the BBC’s Planet Earth II showcased the ingenious strategies that some animals use to thrive in urban environments. Though impressive, these species...

Mosquito nets are often used for fishing. A smart response is needed Emma Bush, University of Stirling and Rebecca Short, Zoological Society of London The human race is extremely resourceful, particularly...

By Penelope Whitehorn “I arrived confused about this topic and I will leave as confused as ever.” This was the parting comment from the only MP in the room and not...

  Resolving conflicts between food security and biodiversity conservation under uncertainty (ConFooBio) Funded by an ERC Starting Grant to Nils Bunnefeld for 5 years from 1st September 2016 Find out more...

Applications now being received for the 2016 Interdisciplinary Conservation Network (ICN) workshop! Date of workshop: 26-28 June 2016 Application deadline: 31 March 2016 The Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science (ICCS), Stirling...

Luc Bussiere, University of Stirling This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. In a post-apocalyptic future, what might happen to life if humans left the scene? After all,...

Katie Murray and Zarah Pattison We recently held our departmental lunchtime “Conservation Conversation”, discussing whether or not invasive non-native species (INNS) are really that bad after all. This is an interesting...

Who migrates further, the eel or the person trying to conserve them? Not that it’s a competition, of course, but I do think that I win. The European eel (Anguilla anguilla)...