Tag: Serengeti

A Look Back At A Transformative 2015

  2015 has been a transformative year for Naturally Speaking. In January we added blog posts to our already popular podcast and grew from an average of seven annual posts to regular alternating weekly blog and podcast posts that together received more than 13,000 views from over 100 countries! This is an incredible accomplishment that reflects the enthusiasm and support […]

The Serengeti at a crossroads

Is there a better option to paving a highway through the middle of the Serengeti and disrupting the greatest land migration on Earth? The conflict between conservation and development is something we have touched on at Naturally Speaking before—here at the Institute our researchers understand that a fine balance between the two must be achieved. However, when Dr Grant Hopcraft, Prof. […]

Wild dogs of the Serengeti

When conserving wildlife species, re-introductions are just the beginning of the process. The question is, how do you ensure the species long-term sustainability? This is a challenge faced by the Serengeti Painted Wolves, a collaboration between the Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute and our own Institute. In this post the project members describe their conservation work with African wild dogs—their recent successes […]

Episode 20 – Where the land runs forever: Fifty years studying the Serengeti ecosystem

Known for its vastness and incredible wildebeest migration, the Serengeti ecosystem in East Africa continues to captivate both tourists and scientists alike. Professor Tony Sinclair of the University of British Columbia joins Laurie Baker to talk about how his interest in biology at a young age sparked a lifetime studying the history and biology of one of the world’s most highly […]