STICS - Stirling Conservation Science

by Robin Whytock I recently published an article in the journal Oryx, my first in a mainstream conservation journal. As pleased as I am to see the results of our team’s...

by Rebeka Mayhew Today marks five weeks for me on the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute’s Barro Colorado Island in Panama and surveying the bird communities in the Barro Colorado Nature Monument....

I’m one of those lucky people that get to work overseas for fieldwork. And not just anywhere, I get to work in the Brazilian Amazon. I hope. I say “I hope”...

I am two weeks into a five-week stay at  Lopé National Park, Gabon. This is the first field trip of my PhD and I am here to meet the SEGC team...

This blog entry has been triggered by encountering the article: “let’s re-write the scientific paper”1 flagged up by Anna Doeser on twitter. It discusses how modern scientific papers are too formal...

The role of politicians is to formulate, debate, and enact policy. For this process to work effectively, they need high-quality, unbiased data. The way politicians choose and use data therefore has...

Modern notions of conservation and development surfaced somewhere in the late 1800s (of course indigenous concepts of sustainability and the value of nature go back millennia). At this time there was (and...

By Mario Vallejo-Marin It is often said that bumblebees should not be able to fly. Their heavy bodies and relatively small wings provided an early challenge to aeronautic buffs in explaining...

Posted by Ana Nuno. Text also posted at Imperial College Conservation Science Some time ago I blogged about my PhD research on managing social-ecological systems under uncertainty. I used the conservation...

Uzbekistan isn’t a country that necessarily springs to mind when thinking about pioneering conservation. Nestled in the heart of Central Asia, it’s one of two double-landlocked countries in the world (handy...