Impacts of hunting on tropical forests in Southeast Asia

  title={Impacts of hunting on tropical forests in Southeast Asia},
  author={Rhett D. Harrison and Rachakonda Sreekar and Jedediah F. Brodie and Sarah Brook and Matthew Scott Luskin and Hannah J O'Kelly and Madhu Rao and Brett R. Scheffers and Nandini Velho},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
Although deforestation and forest degradation have long been considered the most significant threats to tropical biodiversity, across Southeast Asia (Northeast India, Indochina, Sundaland, Philippines) substantial areas of natural habitat have few wild animals (>1 kg), bar a few hunting‐tolerant species. To document hunting impacts on vertebrate populations regionally, we conducted an extensive literature review, including papers in local journals and reports of governmental and nongovernmental… 

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