SCI’s Marc Watts conducts a conservation with Zimbabwe’s leading ecologist and wildlife expert Rose Chikerema. They discuss wildlife, the country’s successful conservation practices and the role hunters play in preserving survivability of species. This interview was conducted in Washington D.C., prior to Ms. Chikerema’s presentation which she made to the International Wildlife Conservation Council, an advisory body to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, in September 2018.
SCI’s Marc Watts conducts a conservation conversation with Tanzania’s leading wildlife expert, Imani Richard Nkuwi. Mr. Nkuwi, a Director of TAWA, discusses with Watts how the 2014 importation ban on Tanzania lion and elephant trophies into the U.S. has impacted his country, its wildlife populations, the ability for communities to sustain a livelihood and poaching. The Tanzania government is asking the U.S. to lift the ban. This revealing interview was conducted in Washington D.C. following Mr. Nkuwi’s presentation which he made to the International Wildlife Conservation Council, an advisory body to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, in September 2018.
Wildlife biologist Rocky McBride explains “Project Jaguar,” an effort to study jaguars in Paraguay, to the International Wildlife Conservation Council Sept. 2018. He discusses how to identify “problem” jaguars and relocate them instead of having ranchers kill them, and how to put value on problem jaguars.
Paul Zyambo, Zambia’s Director of National Parks and Wildlife, explains why it is important to conserve wildlife and how human/wildlife conflicts can be managed for the betterment of African communities.