For co-existence, (bio)diversity and justice in conservation

Lindie Botha

Lindie is a conservation practitioner with 25 years of experience in the NGO sector. Lindie is a skilled programme manager, facilitator and organisational learning specialist. She obtained her PhD in 2021 from the University of Cape Town, Graduate School of Business. Her study examined how the social construction of wildlife crime in the Kruger National Park enabled and constrained efforts to address it. Lindie is pursuing her applied and academic research interests, which include human-nature/society-environment interactions, human-wildlife conflict, and corruption and wrongdoing in conservation organisations. She has recently published articles on North-South power relations in conservation and controversies surrounding animal welfare and sustainable use in Southern Africa.