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Hunter Doughty

Email: h.doughty7@gmail.com Personal website: www.lifeofthewild.com   Background Growing up I always had a deep love of nature, and from my college years onward this fascination thrust me down a path of incredible opportunities that both challenged me as a scientist and gave me a greater…

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Michael ‘t Sas-Rolfes

e-mail michael.tsas-rolfes@sant.ox.ac.uk tsas.rolfes@gmail.com Skype tsas.rolfes@gmail.com Twitter @tSasRolfes Background Growing up in South Africa I was fortunate to spend much of my early life exploring southern Africa’s incredible landscapes and wildlife and developed a deep interest in conservation. Starting out as a scientific scholar of biology,…

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Elizabeth L. Bennett

email: liz@lizbennett.org Skype: lizwcs Twitter: @lizwcs Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS); Vice President, Species Conservation. Background: I came into this field because of a passion, acquired many years ago as an undergraduate, to conserve the world’s wildlife. This led me to do a PhD in primate…

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Paulo Wilfred

Paulo Wilfred email:  paulo.wilfred@yahoo.co.uk I am a Lecturer in ecology and wildlife conservation, Department of Life Sciences, Open University of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Background For a long time I have been working on understanding reasons behind wildlife poaching in western Tanzania. However, I have…

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Tom Evans

Lead – REDD+ & Forest Conservation, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) tevans@wcs.org Tom Evans spent the first phase of his career surveying threatened birds and mammals in the Philippines, Tanzania and Lao PDR. An increasing interest in human use of forests led him to a PhD…

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Carol Kerven

Carol Kerven, Ph.D Social Anthropology University of Toronto 1977. I’ve worked for more than thirty years as an applied social and agro-ecological researcher in agricultural and livestock development, first in Africa, and since 1996 mostly in former Soviet Central Asia. My motivation is that people…

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Harriet Ibbett

Email: harriet.ibbett@zoo.ox.ac.uk Twitter: @harriet_ibbett Background Like many working and interested in wildlife conservation, my affinity with nature started as a child. I always preferred to be outside in the garden than inside watching TV. I initially started volunteering with my local conservation group as an…

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William Arlidge

Name: William Arlidge email: william.arlidge@zoo.ox.ac.uk Skype: will_arlidge Twitter: @WilliamArlidge   Background My career in marine science to date has spanned both academia and the public sector. I was involved in coral reef research throughout the course of my Master of Science degree. I then spent…

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Prue Addison

Name: Prue Addison email: prue.addison@zoo.ox.ac.uk Skype: prue.addison Twitter: @prueaddison Personal blog: https://prueaddison.wordpress.com/   Background I am a conservation scientist who is passionate about improving the use of science in decision-making. Most of my work has been associated with the ocean, following my dream of becoming…

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Angelo Ramy

Name: Angelo Ramy Mandimbihasina ICCS Biodiversity Fellow Affiliation: Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Madagascar e-mail: angelo.ramy@durrell.org Skype:  angonokadw Twitter: @AngeloRamy1   Background My love for animals can been seen from when I was very young, from about 7 or eight years old. I used to play…

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