My Conversation with Amy Dickman

It’s the latest episode of Science+Story the Podcast— and a fantastic conversation with this lion conservation scientist on getting death threats from trophy hunting opponents (including celebrities) and the false choice between evidence & emotion in science communication.

You’ll learn why Amy thinks wildlife conservation in Africa can’t be self-sustaining within the next 20 years; how she set up a conservation project among Tanzania natives who’d felt burned by previous conservation projects (and couldn’t really understand what an unmarried white woman was doing there); and how big NGOs are frightened to share the bad news and complexity of conservation (to her chagrin).…