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Conservation and people: towards an ethical code of conduct for the use of camera traps in wildlife research.

Published online: 07 Dec 2020

Authors: Koustubh Sharma & Fiechter, M. & George, T. & Young, J. & Alexander, J. S. & Ajay Bijoor & Kulbhushansingh Suryawanshi & Charudutt Mishra

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

Camera trapping is a widely employed tool in wildlife research, used to estimate animal abundances, understand animal movement, assess species richnes...

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Large-scale mammal monitoring: the potential of a citizen science camera-trapping project in the United Kingdom.

Published online: 24 Oct 2022

Published by: MammalWeb Citizen Scientists

Authors: Hsing PenYuan & Hill, R. A. & Smith, G. C. & Bradley, S. & Green, S. E. & Kent, V. T. & Mason, S. S. & Rees, J. & Whittingham, M. J. & Cokill, J. & Stephens, P. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. In light of global biodiversity loss, there is an increasing need for large-scale wildlife monitoring. This is difficult for mammals, since they ca...

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Shifting up a gear with iDNA : from mammal detection events to standardised surveys.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Abrams, J. F. & Hörig, L. A. & Brozovic, R. & Axtner, J. & Crampton-Platt, A. & Mohamed, A. & Wong, S. T. & Sollmann, R. & Yu, D. W. & Wilting Andreas

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

1. Invertebrate-derived DNA (iDNA), in combination with high throughput sequencing, has been proposed as a cost-efficient and powerful tool to survey ...

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Estimating abundance in unmarked populations of golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos).

Published online: 24 Oct 2022

Authors: Stien, J. & Stien, A. & Tveraa, T. & Rød-Eriksen, L. & Eide, N. E. & Killengreen, S. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

1. Estimates of species abundance are of key importance in population and ecosystem level research but can be hard to obtain. Study designs using came...

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Assessing the camera trap methodologies used to estimate density of unmarked populations.

Published online: 02 Oct 2021

Authors: Palencia, P. & Rowcliffe, J. M. & Vicente, J. & Acevedo, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Population density estimations are essential for wildlife management and conservation. Camera traps have become a promising cost-effective tool, for w...

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An integrated approach to measure hunting intensity and assess its impacts on mammal populations.

Published online: 30 Nov 2020

Authors: Dobbins, M. & Sollmann, R. & Menke, S. & Zambrano, A. A. & Broadbent, E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Unsustainable hunting of wildlife is one of the greatest threats to diverse and healthy forests, yet our understanding of hunting activity is limited ...

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Using terrestrial haematophagous leeches to enhance tropical biodiversity monitoring programmes in Bangladesh.

Published online: 20 Feb 2019

Authors: Weiskopf, S. R. & McCarthy, K. P. & Tessler, M. & Rahman, H. A. & McCarthy, J. L. & Hersch, R. & Faisal, M. M. & Siddall, M. E.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Measuring mammal biodiversity in tropical rainforests is challenging, and methods that reduce effort while maximizing success are crucial for long-ter...

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Camera trapping and spatially explicit capture-recapture for themonitoring and conservation management of lions: insights from a globally important population in Tanzania.

Published online: 14 Jun 2022

Authors: Strampelli, P. & Searle, C. E. & Smit, J. B. & Henschel, P. & Mkuburo, L. & Ikanda, D. & Macdonald, D. W. & Dickman, A. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Ecological Solutions and Evidence

(1.) Accurate and precise estimates of population status are required to inform and evaluate conservation management and policy interventions. Althoug...

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Pre-closure fishing pressure predicts effects of marine protected areas.

Published online: 26 Jul 2020

Authors: Jaco ErinM. & Steele, M. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Marine protected areas (MPAs) can be effective tools for marine resource management. However, despite evidence of the positive effects of MPAs, such a...

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Drawn out of the shadows: surveying secretive forest species with camera trap distance sampling.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Bessone, M. & Kühl, H. S. & Hohmann, G. & Herbinger, I. & N'Goran, K. P. & Asanzi, P. & Costa, P. B. da & Dérozier, V. & Fotsing, E. D. B. & Beka, B. I. & Iyomi, M. D. & Iyatshi, I. B. & Kafando, P. & Kambere, M. A. & Moundzoho, D. B. & Wanzalire, M. L. K. & Fruth, B.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

With animal species disappearing at unprecedented rates, we need an efficient monitoring method providing reliable estimates of population density and...

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