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Konichiwa! On September 24, 2016, a few dozen people gathered under a tent at Ueno Park in Tokyo for The Global March for Elephants and Rhinos – an event that took place in more than 130 cities around the world to raise awareness about poaching and the ivory/rhino horn trade. The March was organized on the first day of the CoP17 meetings in Johannesburg, where country leaders decided on regulations regarding the ivory trade and the protection level to be attributed to all elephant species. Conservation Voices could not miss such an event happening in Japan, so we jumped on a Shinkansen for Tokyo to meet the organizers and share their thoughts on the ivory issue.
Aloha! From September 1-10 2016, the IUCN World Conservation Congress – the world’s largest conservation event – was held at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. The PrimateCast switched its IPS/ASP T-shirt with a Hawaiian shirt and lei to ride the waves of this...
Have you ever wondered whether tortoises yawn contagiously? Or what reptile memory might be like? Or even what impact reptile cognition may have on ecosystem processes? No? Well, Dr. Anna Wilkinson has, and she shares her thoughts with us on this episode of The PrimateCast.
Our guest in this installment of The PrimateCast is Dr. Anna Nekaris, the world's foremost authority on one of the world's least known primates: the slow loris, or as she likes to call it, the Little Fireface.