Can ‘humanizing’ animals help conserve them?

Dumbo the lovable elephant, Baloo the easy-going bear or Timon the wisecracking meerkat – attributing human features and traits to fictional animals is not new. But can it help in the conservation of real species? In this article, me and other researchers share our views on the use of anthropomorphism in conservation. Read it here!

Interview for PARSUK Newsletter

I was recently interviewed for the newsletter of PARSUK, the Portuguese Association of Researchers and Students in the UK in the aftermat of winning the 2012 IUCN – Thomson Reuters Media Award. You can read the full text here: PARSUK Interview