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Uncovering the fruit bat bushmeat commodity chain and the true extent of fruit bat hunting in Ghana, West Africa
Highlights ► We study how fruit bats are hunted and sold as bushmeat in Ghana, West Africa. ► Globally, bats are under-represented in market reviews, and threatened by hunting. ► 128,000 EidolonExpand
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A framework for the study of zoonotic disease emergence and its drivers: spillover of bat pathogens as a case study
Many serious emerging zoonotic infections have recently arisen from bats, including Ebola, Marburg, SARS-coronavirus, Hendra, Nipah, and a number of rabies and rabies-related viruses, consistent withExpand
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Characteristics and Risk Perceptions of Ghanaians Potentially Exposed to Bat-Borne Zoonoses through Bushmeat
Emerging zoonotic pathogens from wildlife pose increasing public health threats globally. Bats, in particular, host an array of zoonotic pathogens, yet there is little research on how bats and humansExpand
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Water depth selection, daily feeding routines and diets of waterbirds in coastal lagoons in Ghana
Water depth requirements, diet, feeding styles and diurnal activity patterns are described for waterbirds using two brackish water lagoon systems in coastal Ghana, the Songor and Keta Lagoons, WeExpand
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Conservation of coastal lagoons in Ghana: the traditional approach
Abstract The lagoons Sakumo and Djange are two of the many coastal lagoons in Ghana which provide valuable resources to the local communities and offer important roosting, nesting and feedingExpand
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Fisheries of two tropical lagoons in Ghana, West Africa
Abstract  The fisheries of two coastal lagoons, Keta and Songor, were studied as part of Ghana Coastal Wetlands Management Project (GCWMP) aimed at sustainable exploitation of wetland resources. FishExpand
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Seasonal changes in the importance of coastal wetlands in Ghana for wading birds
Abstract Forty-two species of waders, comprising 29 Palearctic migrants, eight residents, two partial migrants and three vagrants, were recorded in three years of montly surveys of shorebirds inExpand
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