previous next
Feature

Reconciling the relationship between humans and wolves

Our relationship with wolves has taken many forms over the centuries, and the myths and tales that we tell about them reflect this. In some stories the wolf is a devourer, a demon or a destructor. In others the wolf is a guardian, a nurturer or a guide. Many stories teach us to fear and loathe wolves, but there are also stories which teach us to respect and revere them.

Feature

Pink birds in the red

The majority of the world’s flamingos are of conservation concern; can they be protected?

Feature

The dire conservation status of lions in West and Central Africa

Besides elephants, lions are the quintessential symbol of wild Africa, used as icons of strength and power in national flags, coats of arms, historical and contemporary art, and logos of sports teams and private enterprises around the globe.

Feature

Conservation of Asiatic lions: where do we go now?

The Asiatic lions represent a carefree existence to many. Having historically benefitted from royal patronage, they continue to enjoy painstaking protection in the Gir Protected Area. The lions can rest assured that their food security, water availability, habitat suitability and safety are meticulously managed and vitriolically debated in conservation forums.

Feature

Crisis on the Darling

Understanding conflict between aboriginal people and ecologists