The recent success story of a lion cub, Simba, born at Singapore zoo as a result of artificial insemination, is a case in point.
- Jackie Abell
- The Conversation
It was widely reported as a success for wildlife conservation.
But presenting accounts of technological success against the backdrop of rapidly diminishing wildlife loss could do more harm than good.
The psychologist Robert Gifford called this “technosalvation” in his 2008 study of psychological barriers.
Gifford outlines the…