DAY TWO

FRIDAY, July 24th

08:45 - 09:00 // 

Introduction to DICE  - Prof. Bob Smith (Director of DICE)

SESSION 8: The value of nature 

09:00 - 09:15 // 

 

 

09:15 - 09:30 // 

09:30 - 09:45 //

 

 

09:45 - 10:00 //

 

10:00 - 10:15 // 

 Fruits in the city: the nature, nurture, and future of urban foraging 

- Dr Mallika Sardeshpande (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Alumni)

Campaigning and Climate Change 
- Hannah Conduit (If Not Now, Alumni)

Biodiversity offsets: more important than you think; less effective than we need 

Sophus zu Ermgassen (PhD student)

Understanding the impacts of climate change adaptation on biodiversity: A conceptual framework 

Ceire Booth (MSc student)

Development corridors and biodiversity conservation: what are the options? 

Diego Juffe-Bignoli (PhD student)

SESSION 9: Species monitoring and conservation  #3

10:15 - 10:30 //

 

10:30 - 10:45 // 

 

 

10:45 - 11:00 // 

 Herp diversity in Indonesia and potential for engagement 
Dr Ian Singleton (Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme, Alumni)  

Population and disease monitoring in snakes
Steven Allain (PhD student)

What makes male newts sexy? Development of the crest at individual and population levels 

Rhianna Goble (MSc student)

SESSION 10: Conservation effectiveness    #2

11:00 - 11:15 //

11:15 - 11:30 // 

11:30 - 11:45 // 

11:45 - 12:00 //

The invasion of the policy informers 
- Kevin Smith (IUCN, Alumni)

Farmer and landowner attitudes and perspectives towards rewilding in Britain 
Claire Stewart (PhD student)

Rapid evidence assessment of large herbivore impacts on vegetation in relation to rewilding 

Julia Daly (MSc student)

Trends and Commonalities in Conservation Reintroduction Success 

Gemma Harding (PhD student)

SESSION 11: Biodiversity and human-wellbeing 

12:00 - 12:15 //

12:15 - 12:30 // 

12:30 - 12:45 // 

12:45 - 13:00 //

How do people relate to biodiversity attributes? 
Dr Gail Austen (Research staff)

Impact of palm oil sustainability certification on village well-being and poverty in Indonesia 

- Dr Matthew Struebig (Research staff)

Human-wildlife interactions in urban Guyana  

Jess Fisher (PhD student)

Inspiring future conservationists through the power of storytelling 

- Dr Niki Rust (University of Newcastle, Alumni)

SESSION 12: Wildlife trade and sustainable use #2    

13:00 - 13:15 //

13:15 - 13:30 // 

13:30 - 13:45 // 

13:45 - 14:00 //

Targeted values: The relevance of classical Chinese philosophy for illegal wildlife demand reduction 
Laura Thomas-Walters (PhD student)

Progress in automating detection of elephant ivory sales online through machine learning 

Ruth Thompson (PhD student)

Trade in Jatamansi (Nardostachys grandiflora), a medicinal plant from the Himalaya 

Reshu Bashyal (MSc student)

Pangolin conservation in the Central African Republic 

Tessa Ullmann (Sangha Pangolin Project, Alumni)

SESSION 13: Landscapes and livelihoods  #2

14:00 - 14:15 //

14:15 - 14:30 // 

14:30 - 14:45 // 

14:45 - 15:00 //

Social drivers and ecological impacts of pastoralism in the Dhofar Mountains of Oman 

Dr Lawrence Ball (Ohio State University, Alumni)

Understanding livelihoods for protected area management: insights from Northern Madagascar 

Brittney Vezina (Ontario Nature, Alumni)

Media coverage of green violence 

Jonathan Lynch (MSc student)

Linking Poverty, Wildlife Crime, and COVID-19 

 - Michelle Anagnostou (University of Waterloo, Alumni)

SESSION 14: Human-wildlife coexistence #2

15:00 - 15:15 //

15:15 - 15:30 // 

15:30 - 15:45 // 

15:45 - 16:00 //

16:00 - 16:15 //

Saving primates in human-modified landscapes 

Tony King (Aspinall Foundation, DICE Associate Member)

Investigating tourism impacts to the marine habitat and understanding community needs 

Eloisia Constance Rhoda Wild (Island Watch Conservation Initiatives, Alumni)

Mesocarnivores in agricultural lands of southern Chile: implications for co-existence

- Dr  Nico Gálvez (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Alumni)

Perceptions of Illegal Use of Protected Area Resources in East Africa’s Mountain Gorilla Landscape 

Dr Edwin Sabuhoro (Clemson University, Alumni)

Community participation in ecotourism and its effect on local perceptions of snow leopards 

Kate Vannelli (Global Conservation Corps, Alumni)

Close and prize

16:15 - 16:30 //

Conference closing and awards

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