Scouts should manage human-wildlife conflicts.
Military style anti-poaching is often criticised because it alienates communities living around protected areas. But these initiatives give them an incentive to protect the species.
The Southern Tanzania Elephant Program used camera traps to capture elephant visits to farmland.
Elephants feeding on crops poses a challenge to their coexistence with humans. Farmers must introduce strategies to reduce losses and avoid lethal action against the endangered species.
Markets and militarisation as responses to wildlife threats are dangerous because they often fail.
Military responses to combat poaching are a problem. They marginalise communities where poachers come from and can have longer term implications.
The ‘Musketeers’ pictured here were stars of a recent National Geographic documentary.
Ongoing drought means increased encounters between people and lions in north-west Namibia.
South Sudan’s elephant population plummeted from 80,000 in the late 1960s to less than 5,000 now.
South Sudan is a country where conflict is rife. This has had a knock-on effect on the country's rich and varied fauna, and put conservation programmes in severe crisis.
A makeshift shrine to Harambe, the zoo gorilla whose death has raised some uncomfortable moral questions.
We tend instinctively to value human lives over non-human ones. But is there a point where the scales might tip the other way?
A victim of hungry lions. And post-apartheid cultural tensions.
Lions and leopards seem to prefer cattle belonging to farmers who treat their workers badly. Don't blame the animals – this is a human problem.
Human and wildlife conflict threatens to become a problem in the Maasai Mara landscape.
Cheetahs face a number of threats in the Maasai Mara landscape but there are efforts underway to help them overcome these.