Global large herbivore conservation and international law

  title={Global large herbivore conservation and international law},
  author={Arie Trouwborst},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  pages={3891 - 3914}
  • A. Trouwborst
  • Published 25 September 2019
  • Biodiversity and Conservation
Large wild herbivore species are important to ecosystems and human societies, but many of them are threatened and in decline. International wildlife treaties have a role to play in arresting and reversing these declines. This paper provides a global overview and analysis of relevant legal instruments and their roles regarding the conservation of the 73 largest terrestrial herbivores, i.e., those with a body mass of ≥ 100 kg. Outcomes reveal both significant positive contributions and… Expand
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