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Saving wildlife together: Conflict, co-existence and conservation

11th February 2015, Bristol Zoo Gardens

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Our 7th Annual Bristol Zoological Society Symposium will explore ways to identify and understand the interface between the needs of people and conservation of species and habitats.

It will also examine approaches to reconcile potential conflict to ensure that conservation strategies are socially, ecologically and economically sustainable.

Speakers include:

Dr Jo Setchell

Reader in Anthropology, Durham University

Dr Setchell is a Primatologist who works closely with Environmental Anthropologists to address questions concerning human/wildlife interactions and biodiversity conservation.

Prof Catherine Hill

Professor of Anthropology, Oxford Brookes University

Professor Hill’s research focuses on people-wildlife interactions and the human dimensions of conservation i.e. ethnoecology and human-wildlife conflict in Uganda, Colombia, Kenya and Guinea Bisseau. 

Jonny Keeling

Executive Producer, BBC Natural History Unit

Jonny has been at BBC’s Natural History Unit for 17 years and produced programmes as diverse as Planet Earth, Lost Land of the TigerExpedition Wolf and The Dark. He is now Executive Producer of Children’s Natural History.

Prof Stephen Emmott

Head of Computational Science, Microsoft Labs Cambridge

Professor Emmott and his team are developing new methods and software tools across a range of interdisciplinary research programmes to tackle fundamental problems in science in areas of societal importance.

 

Where: The Clifton Pavilion, Bristol Zoo Gardens, BS8 3HA

When: 11th February 2015,


9:45 am – 6.30 pm

 

Fees*: £75/person (£45/student)

*Includes entry to Bristol Zoo Gardens, coffee/tea breaks, buffet lunch& reception drinks/nibbles

Please click here for the full details of the symposium

To register: Please download (top right-hand side) and return completed forms to Dr Sue Dow.

7th Annual Bristol Zoological Society Symposium Registration form.

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