Model created by OCT founders considered as most successful community-managed protected area in East Africa

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IUCN declared that the Vamizi community-managed protected area set up by Odyssey Conservation Trust founders, Dr J.Garnier and C.Cox together with all their scientific partners, was one of the most successful in East Africa.

The basis for such success was to re-impower the local community to manage its marine resources and a holistic approach integrating development objectives with conservation.

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Thursday, September 6th 2018

OCT at the Animal Intelligence Université d'été

Acknowledging and building upon the holistic vision that indigenous local communities have of their environment is key to achieving conservation objectives. OCT co-founder Dr Julie Garnier presented a talk on animal intelligence through this integrated vision at the Université d'Et&ea… Full Story...
Wednesday, January 17th 2018

Massive die-off of 200,000 saiga antelope in Kazakhstan likely to be associated with changing climate.

After the tragic die-off of more than 200,000 saiga antelopes 3 years ago in Kazakhstan, Prof. R. Kock and a multi-disciplinary team of scientists diagnosed fatal hemorrhagic septicemia, or fatal blood poisoning caused by Pasteurella multocida type B bacteria. Statistical modeling suggests that hig… Full Story...

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