Preserving the rich web of life essential to the survival of all the creatures of Earth

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Fighting for the Future: The Path Forward

We started this series discussing the crucial role that megafauna, our world’s largest animals, play in maintaining their ecosystems. They are essential to preserving biodiversity and wildlife for generations to come. The threats facing their existence – trophy poaching, bushmeat hunting, habitat destruction and an increasingly inhospitable environment – are all the result of human activity. How can humans help…
Author Image Robin R. Ganzert, Ph.D. / January 16, 2020

Fighting for the Future: Human Conflict and Encroachment

Humans threaten African megafauna. Poachers are just one threat – many animals suffer due to human conflict, encroachment and the degradation of their habitats. Lions African lions are beset on all sides. Like elephants, 90 percent of African lions have been wiped out in the last century. Lions are poached, but not just for a single high-value black market item.…
Author Image Robin R. Ganzert, Ph.D. / January 15, 2020