In focus Wildlife


Fact File - 17 Apr 2017
The animals and plants that call peatlands home
Analysis - 19 Nov 2011
After a string of recent announcements, the pool of global biodiversity is now a little smaller.

News - 2 Mar 2017
Stories to save the orangutans
How local traditions are supporting wildlife conservation efforts in Kalimantan
Interview - 19 Dec 2016
What’s on CIFOR’s holiday reading list?
Check out these recommended reads from CIFOR scientists
Video - 12 Jul 2016
Hunting for sustainability
Improving food security and nutrition for hunters in the Columbian Amazon
Quiz - 3 Mar 2016
World Wildlife Day Quiz
To celebrate World Wildlife Day, test your knowledge on the connections between tropical forests, wildlife and humans.
Feature - 27 Feb 2016
Conservation by another name: Traditions, taboos and hunting
Traditional beliefs in Colombia have the inadvertent effect of supporting wildlife conservation.
Feature - 24 Feb 2016
From the Congo to the Amazon, hunters speak the same language
Hunters in Africa are already learning from how their counterparts in Latin America are managing wildlife.
News - 12 Feb 2016
Why reports of the duiker’s demise were greatly exaggerated
When it comes to hunting animals for bushmeat, how much is too much?
Feature - 9 Feb 2016
Game hunting in the Amazon? There’s an app for that
Indigenous hunters in Colombia are keeping track of their prey and harvest on their mobile phones.
Feature - 4 Feb 2016
Mix up the diet with some wild meat
Bushmeat is an important source of protein for rural villages in the Colombian Amazon (plus, they say, it tastes great!)
Feature - 20 Jan 2016
On the trail of Colombia’s bushmeat trade
The trade in wild meat in Amazonian Colombia has stayed largely out of sight, and so has not been studied—until now.
Feature - 5 Jan 2016
Colombia’s bushmeat black market comes to light
The first in a series of articles on the illegal trade in wild meat in Colombia