Warfare and wildlife declines in Africa’s protected areas

  title={Warfare and wildlife declines in Africa’s protected areas},
  author={Joshua H. Daskin and Robert M. Pringle},
Large-mammal populations are ecological linchpins, and their worldwide decline and extinction disrupts many ecosystem functions and services. Reversal of this trend will require an understanding of the determinants of population decline, to enable more accurate predictions of when and where collapses will occur and to guide the development of effective conservation and restoration policies. Many correlates of large-mammal declines are known, including low reproductive rates, overhunting, and… 

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