Using spatial patterns in illegal wildlife uses to reveal connections between subsistence hunting and trade

  title={Using spatial patterns in illegal wildlife uses to reveal connections between subsistence hunting and trade},
  author={Ada S{\'a}nchez-Mercado and Marianne V. Asm{\"u}ssen and K. M. Rodr{\'i}guez‐Clark and Jon Paul Rodr{\'i}guez and Włodzimierz Jędrzejewski},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
Although most often considered independently, subsistence hunting, domestic trade, and international trade as components of illegal wildlife use (IWU) may be spatially correlated. Understanding how and where subsistence and commercial uses may co‐occur has important implications for the design and implementation of effective conservation actions. We analyzed patterns in the joint geographical distribution of illegal commercial and subsistence use of multiple wildlife species in Venezuela and… 

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