Monitoring Great Ape and Elephant Abundance at Large Spatial Scales: Measuring Effectiveness of a Conservation Landscape

@article{Stokes2010MonitoringGA,
  title={Monitoring Great Ape and Elephant Abundance at Large Spatial Scales: Measuring Effectiveness of a Conservation Landscape},
  author={E. Stokes and S. Strindberg and P. C. Bakabana and P. Elkan and Fortun{\'e} C. Iyenguet and Bola Madzok{\'e} and G. Malanda and Brice S. Mowawa and Calixte Moukoumbou and Franck K. Ouakabadio and H. Rainey},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2010},
  volume={5}
}
Protected areas are fundamental to biodiversity conservation, but there is growing recognition of the need to extend beyond protected areas to meet the ecological requirements of species at larger scales. Landscape-scale conservation requires an evaluation of management impact on biodiversity under different land-use strategies; this is challenging and there exist few empirical studies. In a conservation landscape in northern Republic of Congo we demonstrate the application of a large-scale… Expand
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