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Limiting Depredation by African Carnivores: the Role of Livestock Husbandry
Most large carnivore species are in global decline. Conflict with local people, particularly over depredation on livestock, is a major cause of this decline, affecting both nominally protectedExpand
Predators and people: using human densities to interpret declines of large carnivores
The current extinction crisis is caused primarily by human impacts upon wild populations. Large carnivores are especially sensitive to human activity; because their requirements often conflict withExpand
Livestock predation by endangered African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) in northern Kenya
Investigation of livestock depredation by African wild dogs living outside protected areas in northern Kenya found that conservation activities for wild dogs are most likely to be successful if targeted at areas where wild prey remain, and where traditional herding practices have been retained. Expand
Wildlife Viewing Preferences of Visitors to Protected Areas in South Africa: Implications for the Role of Ecotourism in Conservation
Ecotourism has a potentially vital role to play in conservation by generating economic incentives for nature conservation. However, some authors contend that this potential may be limited by narrowExpand
People and Wildlife: The impact of human–wildlife conflict on human lives and livelihoods
INTRODUCTION Human populations interact with wildlife in numerous ways. Our species has directly exploited wild animals for food and furs for millennia and more recently for sporting or culturalExpand
The African wild dog : status survey and conservation action plan
Over the last 30 years the African wild dog population has declined dramatically. Dogs have disappeared from 25 of the 39 countries in which they were previously found, and only 6 populations areExpand
Impact of localized badger culling on tuberculosis incidence in British cattle
Results from a large-scale field trial indicate that localized badger culling not only fails to control but also seems to increase TB incidence in cattle. Expand
Managing disease threats to wild mammals
Managing population size, structure or contact between host species could offer promising alternatives to intervention, and interventions that are poorly planned or under-funded have the potential to do more harm than good. Expand
People and Wildlife, Conflict or Co-existence?
Foreword John G. Robinson 1. The impact of human-wildlife conflict on natural systems Rosie Woodroffe, Simon Thirgood and Alan Rabinowitz 2. The impact of human-wildlife conflict on human lives andExpand
Determinants of attitudes towards predators in central Kenya and suggestions for increasing tolerance in livestock dominated landscapes
Abstract Where people and livestock live with predators there is often conflict that can lead to lethal control of predators. We evaluated attitudes of local people towards large predators andExpand