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Hi All! I'm writing a picturebook about Toucans and would love to have the book vetted by an expert working with toucans. Is there anyone who might be able to help? Thanks so much in advance. To learn more about these books for context: meetthewildthings.com.

Hayley Rocco on Apr 16, 2024 • 1 answer
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That sounds like a great project and I'd love to hear more about it! I can't think of anybody in particular currently, but have you explored the member directory searching "touca... Read more »
Lara Reden on Apr 22, 2024
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Do any of you have recommendations for strong strategic planning facilitators that also help deliver a usable and attractive final product (written plan, KPIs for staff to monitor progress and adaptively manage, etc.) at a decent rate?

Thomas Sheridan on Mar 06, 2024 • 2 answer
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Hello! I am not sure about facilitators but we offer courses on Project Planning for Wildlife Conservation and Monitoring and Evaluation for Wildlife Conservation which would allow you and your team to plan your conservation strategy and then set up objectives and indicators to monitor and evaluate your strategic plan (we recommend taking the Project Planning course before the Monitoring and Evaluation cours... Read more »
Léa Kaplani on Mar 11, 2024
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How is technology being currently used to understand and facilitate human-lion coexistence, and work towards mitigating conflicts?

Jacobo Domingo Gil on Jan 17, 2024 • 2 answer
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Hi Jacobo Great to see your interest on this. I have background in some monitoring of wildlife movements and technologies used in Kenya where I have worked in wildlife movement for almost 8yea... Read more »
Amos Chege on Jan 25, 2024
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Hi all, for water quantification, can anyone suggest instrument to use on open channels for a lot of agricultural field irrigation data collection particularly measuring flow rate or discharge quantity. The gadget should be handy and power sufficient to use remotely.

Waqar on Nov 29, 2023 • 1 answer
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Hi Waqar, It is not my area but I found some articles discussing this matter; I hope you find them useful. 1- https://www.mdpi.com/2306-5338/10/1/22 2- https://www.mdpi.com/1424-8220/20/16/4504 3- https://www.agricultureinindia.net/irrigation-2/channels/measuring-the-flow-of-water-in-channels-irrigation-agriculture/15115
Ayman Mohamed on Dec 01, 2023
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What innovative approaches or collaborative initiatives do you believe are essential for addressing the intricate challenges of conservation in our rapidly changing world? How can we inspire and mobilize communities to actively participate in sustainable practices that ensure the well-being of both ecosystems and humanity?

Wanjiku DK on Nov 20, 2023 • 1 answer
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Hello Wanjiku, Thank you for your question. It’s indeed crucial for us to tackle the intricate challenges of conservation in our rapidly changing world using innovative approaches and collaborative initiativ... Read more »
Muthoni Njuguna on Nov 27, 2023
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I am planning to volunteer for 2 weeks in a African sanctuary which help the elephants. Any suggestion which sanctuary will be a good option?

Monica Yap on Nov 11, 2023 • 6 answer
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That's a wonderful initiative! In Nairobi, Kenya, you can consider volunteering at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust's Elephant Orphanage or the Giraffe Cent... Read more »
Wanjiku DK on Nov 20, 2023
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i would like to sign out

Queen Elizabeth Hare on Sep 21, 2023 • 1 answer
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Hi Queen, To Sign Out of your WildHub account, you can click on the downward arrow next to your profile picture in the top right of the screen. Then you can click on Sign Out at the bottom of the drop down me... Read more »
Zoe Melvin on Sep 21, 2023
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There is an urgent need for the development of guidelines for handling the seized wildlife (live) or wildlife products focusing on compliance with the legal procedure, prevention of zoonotic disease transmission as well as the welfare of the seized live wildlife. This could be a step for pandemic preparedness I would appreciate it if anyone can share any documents or Weblinks related to the same.

ADITI SHARMA on Jul 24, 2023 • 1 answer
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Maybe this could help: IUCN Guidelines for the management of confiscated, live organisms https://portals.iucn.org/library/sites/library/files/documents/2019-005-En.pdf CITES https://cites.org/sites/default/files/eng/Enforcement_operations_wildlife_safety_guidelines_Asia_WCS_quick_guides_incorporated.pdf IWRC - MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR WILDLIFE REHABILITATION https://theiwrc.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Standards-4th-Ed-2012-final.pdf
Amanda Faradifa on Jul 25, 2023
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Has anyone ever had a fiscal sponsor for research or a conservation project before?

Anne Mauro on Jul 20, 2023 • 1 answer
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Have you searched 'sponsor' in the member directory? It might come up with people who've worked with them or are sponsors themselv... Read more »
Lara Reden on Jul 31, 2023
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Hello everyone, I am Asghar Khan from Pakistan working as volunteer to conserve flora and fauna biodiversity in my district Malakand. I am looking for funding to restore the degraded habitat and to grow native wild edible fruit plants for wild animals as food source as they damage crops and the community are killing them. Thank you in advance.

Asghar khan on Jun 13, 2023 • 3 answer
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Hello Asghar Khan, Thank you for your dedicated efforts to conserve biodiversity in Malakand. Your work to restore degraded habitats and grow native wild edible fruit plants is crucial for maintaining a balance between wildlife and local communiti... Read more »
Wanjiku DK on Nov 20, 2023
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What are some of the ways you can bring skills from other parts of your life into your conservation practices?

Lara Reden on Apr 04, 2023 • 1 answer
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Working with toddlers require a great amount of patience, taking care of toddlers built my listening skills, patience with others as well as attention to detail. When working in the wild or with communities, I apply same listening skills, patience and attention to detail to effectively communicate and get a desirable feedback.
Grace Alawa on Apr 04, 2023
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Funding a new UK-based, youth-focused marine conservation NGO: how? Where to look? Help!

Caitlin Turner on Mar 20, 2023 • 3 answer
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Hi Caitlin, You can try looking through the grant sites tab on our grant worksheet template here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1_3A7ZTr3yAPwXUsXBHha6nrj7OV36NNs-ZHO4FM4o3w/edit#gid=7 In the "grants" tab, you could try looking for the word "education" in the Supporting activities column and filter accordingly. For instance, I found this foundation https://potterfoundation.com/causes_we_support/education/introduction.html by taking a quick lo... Read more »
Léa Kaplani on Apr 05, 2023
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Anyone work with the infra-sound to locate the elephants? I’m working on a project to reduce elephant-train collisions

Willaume Éric on Feb 13, 2023 • 1 answer
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Hi Willaume, My first point of call would be to look at the "Elephant listening project" here https://elephantlisteningproject.org/infrasound/. Peter Wrege would be the ideal conta... Read more »
Kate on Feb 22, 2023
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We are in a transition stage in my Country Nigeria; trying to implement the cashless policy, change in the naira currency, hike in fuel prices, etc. This has left many people cash-trapped. We all seem to be mentally-tasked, any idea on how to cope with the present situation? as most people seem to be a time bomb waiting to explode.

Grace Alawa on Feb 09, 2023 • 1 answer
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Hi Grace, maybe you can use "Mingas" that is a practice from indigenous communities in Colombia and other South American countries in which people gather to work in a community land or in individual parcels in exchange to part of the harvest or other benefits when money cannot be paid
Xyomara Carretero Pinzon on Feb 09, 2023
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What is your country doing to achieve the 30x30 target?

Ricardo Nogueira Martins on Feb 08, 2023 • 1 answer
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Hi Ricardo, Thanks for sharing this excellent question with the community! Perhaps you can kick us off by sharing what your country is doing to reach certain targets by 20... Read more »
Thirza Loffeld on Feb 12, 2023
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I am creating a "Women's Rights at Work" document for a conservation NGO which specifies women's rights in a very simplistic way i.e it is okay if X happens, but it is not okay if Y happens, and is targeted at local women (working as eco-monitors, eco-guides, housekeeping staff) who have limited knowledge of these rights. Has anyone come across anything similar I could build on please?

Emily Rampling on Jan 10, 2023 • 5 answer
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Hi all, thank you so much for all your responses and resources. I haven't had a chance to read through them all yet and my work has changed a bit since I asked the initial question but I'm know your provided info will be very useful for ... Read more »
Emily Rampling on Feb 26, 2023
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How could your work on data management be made easier?

Frank van der Most on Dec 14, 2022 • 4 answer
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Thank you for your efforts Lara, but I meant the question really personal. If one looks there is plenty of advice about data management, and it all makes a lot of sen... Read more »
Frank van der Most on Jan 03, 2023
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Considering the differences in the time-frames for programmes and projects. How do you incorporate the short term funding that you get for a project (1 year) into a programme if you are unsure of the duration of the project funding, for planning purposes?

Simbarashe Pride Chatikobo on Nov 08, 2022 • 3 answer
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Thank you for your question Simbarashe. I just wanted to draw your attention to these bursaries that are currently available with WildTeam which offer free places to certain participants on training courses including project management and grant writi... Read more »
Lize Gibson-Hall on Nov 16, 2022
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Can anyone recommend A) training/capacity building resources and/or B) organisations around gender/indigenous justice and empowerment work in conservation settings please?

Emily Rampling on Sep 05, 2022 • 2 answer
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Hi Emily, Great to see you at our WildHub Social yesterday and thanks for sharing your question with our community! Please find some resources related to these topics below that I found useful myself in this context: * https://wildhub.community/posts/intrinsic-integrating-rights-and-social-issues-in-conservation * https://wildhub.community/documents/gender-and-conservation * https://wildhub.community/posts/gender-based-violence-in-the-wildlife-conservation-sector-workshop-a-call-for-an-equitable-world-of-work * https://conbio.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/csp2.36 by our member Megan Jones Hope these will be of help and let us know how you are getting ... Read more »
Thirza Loffeld on Sep 15, 2022
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