Bethan Morgan

Blogger Profile: Bethan Morgan

Bethan Morgan, Ph.D., serves the Institute for Conservation Research as head of the Central Africa Program. She oversees all activities in Central Africa, with a strong focus on the region between the Sanaga River in Cameroon and the Cross River in Nigeria, a biodiversity hotspot with a wealth of understudied and endemic species. Detailed research and conservation activities on a wide variety of flora and fauna are underway at three permanently manned research stations in the Ebo forest, Cameroon. Bethan received her doctoral degree from the University of Cambridge for studying forest elephants, gorillas, and chimpanzees in a remote rain forest in Gabon, Central Africa. She then joined the Biological Anthropology Department at Harvard University, where she was a visiting fellow, before joining San Diego Zoo Global in March 2002. Bethan is an Honorary Research Fellow at with the Department of Psychology at the University of Stirling, Scotland.
Conservation in Cameroon

Conservation in Cameroon

After a night disturbed by several thunderstorms and flooded tents, we were awakened by the distinct sound of hollow, low-frequency beating noises on the other side of the river valley.   read more