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by Alison Harvey last modified Apr 13, 2016 06:58 PM

The Naked Scientists

Conservation: why care?

Dr Bhaskar Vira, The University of Cambridge


Would you care about conserving an animal if it threatened your job, your food supply or even your life? This week, we unpick the hidden conflicts and controversies inside conservation, including the tragic fight to save the mountain gorillas, how to tackle poaching smartly and the lions who live in harmony with people. Plus, news of how engineers solved a medical dilemma and a look back at one of the world's greatest mathematical geniuses. 

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