In the News

Here’s a selection of our work, as covered by international media outlets.

Democratic dogs: African wild dogs sneeze to leave

New York Times

Science Magazine

Scientific American

IFL Science

The Times

 

i-cows: testing a potential solution to human-wildlife conflict in Africa

Observers- France 24 – December 2016

ABC News 24 interview- October 2016

Sky News reports on our eye-cow lion conservation project!

 

How stuff works

Radio/podcasts

Our lion conservation programme was featured on the QI podcast, no such thing as a fish, and on SBS and the ABC amongst others:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-28/livestock-protection-project-looks-promising-botswana/7973886

https://soundcloud.com/nosuchthingasafish/episode-122-no-such-thing-as-a-sticky-shell-spoon

http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/african

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-19/australian-painting-eyes-on-cows-in-africa-to-protect-herd/7629340

http://www.aginfo.com/index.cfm/report/id/Open-Range-34671

CowButtsV2-011416794575

In the papers/online

BBC

National Geographic

Observers- France 24

http://phys.org/news/2016-09-tracking-lions-cattle.html

http://www.smh.com.au/national/unsw-researcher-trials-icow-a-strategy-to-save-livestock-and-lions-in-africa-20160706-gpzoax.html

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-37316573

crinkling

http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/news/2016/07/new-eye-opening-solution-to-scare-off-predators

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/world/hungry-lions-fooled-by-eyes-on-cow-s-rump-fwmtdsw0z

http://earthables.com/eyes-painted-on-cattle-rumps-1929801590/

http://www.vocativ.com/325526/eyes-cow-butts-lions/

http://www.news24.com/Africa/News/i-cow-project-gives-hope-to-botswanas-lion-fearing-farmers-20160704

http://www.ripleys.com/blog/i-cow-project/

http://en.francais-express.com/news/offbeat/-42798-researchers-are-painting-eyes-on-cow-butts-in-the-name-of-conservation/

http://en.francais-express.com/news/offbeat/-42798-researchers-are-painting-eyes-on-cow-butts-in-the-name-of-conservation/

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/forget-eyes-in-the-back-of-your-head-these-cows-have-them-on-their-rumps/news-story/cf422f7fe82a4330aa994508de59ba49

ops

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/07/13/Scientists-Draw-Eyes-on-Cow-Butts-to-Protect-Them-from-Lions/

http://ocj.com/2016/07/predator-control-eyes-on-the-backs-of-cows/

http://www.dr.dk/nyheder/viden/naturvidenskab/oejne-paa-ko-bagdele-kan-redde-loever-i-afrika

http://sobadsogood.com/2016/07/16/why-painting-eyes-cow-butts-actually-saves-lions/

http://www.earthtouchnews.com/conservation/human-impact/scary-ass-cows-could-help-lions-and-farmers-coexist

http://mentalfloss.com/uk/animals/45124/researchers-are-painting-eyes-on-cow-butts-in-the-name-of-conservation

http://designyoutrust.com/2016/09/scientists-are-painting-eyes-on-cows-butts-to-stop-lions-getting-shot/

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3675414/British-scientist-stops-lions-hunting-cattle-Botswana-painting-faces-behinds.html

http://www.odditycentral.com/news/scientists-draw-eyes-on-the-butts-of-cows-to-protect-them-from-lions.html

http://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-are-painting-eyes-on-cows-butts-to-stop-lions-getting-shot

http://newsroom.unsw.edu.au/news/science-tech/eye-opening-conservation-strategy-could-save-african-lions

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-19/dr-neil-jordan/7638060

http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2016/07/scientists-draw-eyes-on-cow-butts-to-scare-away-lions/

http://gizmodo.com/drawing-eyes-on-cow-butts-may-ward-off-hungry-lions-1783744270

http://sobadsogood.com/2016/07/16/why-painting-eyes-cow-butts-actually-saves-lions/

http://us.blastingnews.com/news/2016/07/cow-butts-become-artistic-canvases-to-deter-lion-attacks-001018097.html

http://thescienceexplorer.com/nature/scientists-are-painting-eyes-rumps-cows-botswana

http://awkwardhuman.com/blog/2016/07/19/man-draws-eyes-on-cow-asses-to-scare-lions-away/

http://damn.com/scientists-are-painting-eyes-on-cows-butts-to-stop-lions-getting-shot/

http://now.howstuffworks.com/2016/07/15/researcher-paints-eyes-cow-butts-deter-lions

http://www.mmegi.bw/index.php?aid=61447&dir=2016/july/11

http://www.hngn.com/articles/202589/20160716/ferocious-lions-paint-eyes-cattle-butts.htm

http://2newthings.com/project-aims-help-cows-watch-their-backs-eyes-painted-their-butts/

http://www.dw.com/en/the-eye-of-the-cow/a-19387858

http://www.jeromestarkey.com/post/146934879993/hungry-lions-fooled-by-eyes-on-cows-rump

http://www.dailyliberal.com.au/story/4026310/zoo-chat/

http://www.dailynigerianews.com/2016/07/16/scientists-draw-eyes-on-the-butts-of-cows-to-protect-them-from-lions/

http://interestingengineering.com/painting-eyes-cows-butts-will-keep-farmers-shooting-lions/

http://tech.truebreakingnews.com/?p=14060

http://www.ngamitimes.com/index.html

http://pictures-of-cats.org/african-lions-tricked-by-eyes-painted-on-cows-backsides.html

http://www.sampspeak.in/2016/07/branding-painting-faces-behind-cows.html

http://smartgeek.com.ng/2016/07/16/paints-eyes-cow-butts-deter-lions/

https://barbrahmusambachamamumba.com/2016/07/06/photos-scientist-stops-lions-hunting-cattle-in-botswana-by-painting-faces-on-rears/

http://www.metronieuws.nl/nieuws/koffiepauze/2016/07/wetenschapper-redt-leeuwen-door-verven-van-vee

http://www.tagesspiegel.de/weltspiegel/neue-methode-als-schutz-vor-loewen-wissenschaftler-malen-augen-auf-kuhhintern/13833882.html

http://www.nzz.ch/wissenschaft/biologie/tierschutz-aufgemalte-augen-sollen-loewen-abschrecken-ld.10http://derstandard.at/2000040585037/Auf-Kuh-Hintern-gemalte-Augen-sollen-Loewen-verschrecken4405

http://honesttopaws.com/eyeballs-for-lions/

http://escientificnews.com/2016/07/14/scientists-are-painting-eyes-on-cows-butts-to-stop-lions-getting-shot/

http://answersafrica.com/painting-eyes-on-cows-butts-saving-lions.html

https://www.swara.co.ke/index.php/news/latest-news/345-scientist-paint-eyes-on-cattle-backs-to-stop-lions-from-hunting-them