Further Resources

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Below, we have compiled some interesting resources for those who wish to learn more about local and international efforts to promote human-wildlife coexistence.

Resources from Singapore

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Events

Festival of Biodiversity

National Parks Board (NParks)

An annual festival celebrating Singapore's natural heritage, with plenty of activities for all ages

Guidebook

Living with Nature

National Parks Board (NParks)

A guidebook that covers several wildlife species commonly encountered in Singapore, the dos and don’ts when you encounter them, and how you can prevent their incursion into your homes.

Webinar Series

Webinar Series: Human-wildlife Encounters in Singapore

National Parks Board (NParks)

This webinar series explores human-wildlife encounters in Singapore, with information on biology, ecology and behaviour, and what to do when you do come across wildlife. Featuring long-tailed macaques, wild boars, otters, small mammals, reptiles and urban birds.

Events

Lepak in Sg

Lepak in Sg

A one-stop calendar listing of environmental events and activities in Singapore

Wildlife Act

Singapore's Wildlife Act

Singapore Statutes

The Wildlife Act serves to strengthen the protection, preservation and management of wildlife in Singapore.

Video Series

Wild Animals are not Pests

ACRES (Animal Concerns Research and Education Society)

A series of short videos, explaining how the wildlife we commonly see around us are important to us, and are not pests. This series features local celebrities, such as DJ Jade Rasif, Eswari Gunasagar, Jack and Rai, Jean Danker, Biogirl MJ and Rathi Menon.

International Resources

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Position statement on the Management of Human-Wildlife Conflict

IUCN Species Survival Commission Human-Wildlife Conflict Task Force

This position statement summarises the most important aspects of understanding and addressing human-wildlife conflicts. The IUCN SSC Human-Wildlife Conflict Task Force urges governments, non-governmental organisations, researchers, practitioners, community leaders, environmental agencies and others to ensure that efforts to manage human-wildlife conflicts are pursued through well-informed, holistic, and collaborative processes that take into account underlying social, cultural and economic contexts.

A Future for All: The Need for Human-Wildlife Coexistence

UN Environment Programme & WWF

A 2021 joint report by the United National Environment Program and WWF

The Animal Neighbours Project

University of Surrey

A community-based effort that uses research and education to mitigate human-wildlife conflict in urban areas. It is based in the veterinary school of the University of Surrey and has programmes in the UK and Malaysia.