Testing the Value of Citizen Science for Roadkill Studies: A Case Study from South Africa

  title={Testing the Value of Citizen Science for Roadkill Studies: A Case Study from South Africa},
  author={S. P{\'e}riquet and L. Roxburgh and A. le Roux and W. Collinson},
  journal={Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution},
  • S. Périquet, L. Roxburgh, +1 author W. Collinson
  • Published 2018
  • Geography
  • Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
  • Roads impact wildlife through a range of mechanisms from habitat loss and decreased landscape connectivity to direct mortality through wildlife-vehicle collisions (roadkill). These collisions have been rated amongst the highest modern risks to wildlife. With the development of ‘citizen science’ projects, in which members of the public participate in data collection, it is now possible to monitor the impacts of roads over scales far beyond the limit of traditional studies. However, the… CONTINUE READING
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