We like to move it: The case of the Seychelles Flycatcher

Species translocations are often used as a management solution for species with small populations and restricted populations. This is almost always a very expensive solution and the economic case for pursuing it is rarely analysed. This was what me and colleagues from DICE and and the School of Economics, University of Kent tried to tackle in a neat … [Read more…]

Looks like a human

Just out in Biodiversity and Conservation is a paper entitled “Anthropomorphized species as tools for conservation: utility beyond prosocial, intelligent and suffering species” on the uses of anthropomorphism in conservation that I had the great pleasure of co-authoring. This article dwells on how making a species more human-like can help get conservation related messages across more easily … [Read more…]