The future of Gibraltar’s macaques is looking brighter than ever (see our facebook post). But it took more courage and determination than you might think, so in this article we’re going to talk though the journey to what is sure to become one of the greatest success stories for modern conservation and wildlife management.
How do you know you’re doing the right thing? For any project to be successful you must investigate solutions thoroughly. If mistakes are made along the way you must recognise and learn from them, and always be willing to adapt.
Ideals of Macaque Management Guided by Research
Dr Eric Shaw became interested in getting more students and independent researchers to study and work in Gibraltar, after hitting on the idea that if he lived for 1,000 years he still wouldn’t have all the answers, but with 1,000 students searching he might get closer.