Military responses to combat poaching are a problem. They marginalise communities where poachers come from and can have longer term implications.
Ongoing drought means increased encounters between people and lions in north-west Namibia.
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.
We tend instinctively to value human lives over non-human ones. But is there a point where the scales might tip the other way?
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.
Cheetahs face a number of threats in the Maasai Mara landscape but there are efforts underway to help them overcome these.