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Are bats to blame?

Are bats to blame?

While the source of the virus that has caused Covid 19 is still unknown, bats and other wildlife have been blamed. TBA alumni have been busy joining in the debate. Ricardo Rocha and Paul Webala recently published an enlightening letter in Animal Conservation outlining...

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Congratulations Mr Frog Man!

TBA alumnus, Gilbert Adum, is a winner of this year’s prestigious Whitley Awards for his pioneering work in amphibian conservation in his home country of Ghana. Gilbert is one of six winners, selected from 127 applicants from 53 countries, who receive £35,000 project...

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New Director at Makerere field station

2016 kicked off with the good news that TBA alumnus, Dr David Tumusiime, had been appointed Director of Makerere University Biological Field Station in Kibale, the host site for our field courses in Uganda. David is an Associate Professor of Environment and Natural...

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New hope for Kenyan mangroves

TBA alumna Margaret Owuor (TBA field course Kibale 2006) is one of the recipients of the 2015 Russell E. Train Fellowships. This grant will support her research project to evaluate the application of ecosystem services approach to the management of mangroves in Kenya....

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Future for Nature Award for Caleb

Ghanaian herpetologist, Caleb Ofori (2007 Kibale course) has won a prestigious Future for Nature Award 2014 for his contribution to research and conservation of frogs and their environment in Ghana. The award supports young, talented conservationists who are committed...

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