A conceptual framework for understanding illegal killing of large carnivores

@inproceedings{Carter2016ACF,
  title={A conceptual framework for understanding illegal killing of large carnivores},
  author={Neil H Carter and Jos{\'e} Vicente L{\'o}pez-Bao and Jeremy T. Bruskotter and Meredith L. Gore and Guillaume Chapron and Arlyne Hedemark Johnson and Yaffa Epstein and Mahendra Duwal Shrestha and Jens Frank and Omar Ohrens and Adrian Treves},
  booktitle={Ambio},
  year={2016}
}
The growing complexity and global nature of wildlife poaching threaten the survival of many species worldwide and are outpacing conservation efforts. Here, we reviewed proximal and distal factors, both social and ecological, driving illegal killing or poaching of large carnivores at sites where it can potentially occur. Through this review, we developed a conceptual social–ecological system framework that ties together many of the factors influencing large carnivore poaching. Unlike most… CONTINUE READING
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