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Dr. Jane Goodall advocates against delisting wolves. in 2021.

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Topic: Coexistence

Transforming state wildlife governance with Kevin Bixby as hot for three panelists: Dr. Treves, Dr. Fred Koontz, and Dr. Louisa Willcox. Produced by the species in peril series of University of New Mexico:

Carroll, C. Carroll, C., Rohlf, D.J., von Holdt, B.M., Treves, A., Hendricks, S.A. 2020. Wolf delisting challenges demonstrate need for an improved framework for conserving intraspecific variation under the Endangered Species Act. Bioscience  biaa125,1-12. doi:10.1093/biosci/biaa125. .

With a podcast from four of the authors to explain the analysis and recommendations, in the wake of 2020 Trump Administration rule to delist the gray wolf nationwide Listen here (55 minutes).

August 2020 California Fish & Wildlife Commission hearing with an informational session on urban coyotes, featuring Dr. Eric Strauss and Dr. Adrian Treves. Click below for embedded audio to start playing and if you like, select the closed-caption button.

Nationwide gray wolf delisting. In 2019, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service convened a group of 5 scientists as peer reviewers to evaluate the proposed rule. See the full report. And listen to a radio show that addresses this and other wolf policy issues on Wisconsin Public Radio here.

Watch a 6-minute video here about our experiment on Foxlights® in the high Andean plateau of Chile (altiplano) to deter pumas and Andean foxes from approaching alpacas and llamas using a non-lethal light device. Read the scientific paper here.

Click here for Dr. Treves webinar hosted by the Wolf Conservation Center, NY in 2019.

Coyote-killing contests: why the science, ethics, and the law oppose these contest, with some comments on wolf delisting in the Western Great Lakes. Listen to a one hour radio show on WORT's "A Public Affair" with Adrian Treves, 14 January 2019 Listen here.

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Or listen to a shorter segment on WPR here

"Best Available Predator Science and the Law", a webinar by Adrian Treves, 18 December 2018. This webinar describes the relationship between science and law with a case study revising the history of Wisconsin's wolf population models and how that might influence policy today. See the one hour webinar here.

A short video on scientific consensus about methods to prevent predation on domestic animals: 1.5-minute video here.

A constitutional framework to save our planet's environment webinar narrated by Dr. Adrian Treves.

Treves, A., Krofel, M., McManus, J. (equal co-authors). 2016. Predator control should not be a shot in the dark. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 14: 380-388. Click to access the article at the journal website but don't forget the Supplement button up top.

Click here for short video explaining the findings

Blood does not buy goodwill: allowing culling increases poaching of a large carnivore. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 2016.

Link to 3-minute video in English and a version in French  here.

Wildlife and the Public Trust

Topic: Risk maps

The Carnivore Coexistence Lab has pioneered the use of risk maps to predict where conflicts between people and carnivores will occur. Prediction aids prevention. See a video on risk mapping and how we forecast the sites where wolves attack livestock.

Topic: Awards and Just Fun Videos

Rwanda's Akagera National Park, courtesy of Drew Bantlin.

video of a wolf playing with cows in Spain by A. Estrada.

video of Dr. Adrian Treves speaks with a long-tailed weasel in Yellowstone.

videos of Wisconsin black bears

in experimental trials of non-lethal deterrents (black-and-white, silent films showing (1) bear response to siren and light device, and (2) bear curiosity about our camera) during our 2002 research in the field with John Shivik and Kerry Martin. Bear explores our camera. See also the article on these experiments2003 Shivik, J.A., Treves, A., Callahan, M. Nonlethal techniques for managing predation: primary and secondary repellents. Conservation Biology 17(6): 1531-1537.