Effects of War and Civil Strife on Wildlife and Wildlife Habitats

  title={Effects of War and Civil Strife on Wildlife and Wildlife Habitats},
  author={Joseph P. Dudley and Joshua Ross Ginsberg and Andrew J. Plumptre and John A. Hart and Liliana Campos},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
Abstract: Historically, the no‐man's land created by human warfare often protected wildlife and habitats by limiting human incursions and human population densities within disputed territories. Relatively few examples of this phenomenon have been identified in conjunction with recent and ongoing wars in developing countries, however. Modern wars and civil strife are typically associated with detrimental effects on wildlife and wildlife habitats. Most cited instances of contemporary war‐zone… 
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