About E.j. Milner-Gulland

E.J. Milner-Gulland founded Conservation Optimism in 2016. She is the Tasso-Leventis Professor of Biodiversity in the Zoology department at the University of Oxford and leads the Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science.

Conservation works – with persistence, coalition-building, good faith, and a dose of luck

In much of life, we expect quick results - and this is true of conservation too. But in reality, conservation involves hard graft, patience, diplomacy and collaboration, over decades. And so it was for saigas: After 20 years, with many ups and downs, we have finally reached the point when the species as a whole can be considered out of the danger zone. Here's my take on how this happened.

2023-12-11T18:28:31+00:00December 11th, 2023|