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Bushmeat harvest in tropical forests: knowledge base, gaps and research priorities.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Swamy, V. & Pinedo-Vasquez, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Food security is increasingly becoming a priority for tropical countries. This has led to reconsideration of the need to find systems and practices of...

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Who eats wild meat? Profiling consumers in ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.

Published online: 22 Oct 2021

Authors: Olmedo, A. & Veríssimo, D. & Challender, D. W. S. & Dao, H. T. T. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Overexploitation for consumption of meat from wild animals in urban centres currently threatens numerous species across the globe. Indiscriminate offt...

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Market dynamics of bushmeat species in Equatorial Guinea.

Published online: 29 Sep 1995

Authors: Juste, J. & Fa, J. E. & Perez del Val, J. & Castroviejo, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Wild animals are an important protein source in many countries in West Africa. Studies of numbers and fluctuations of game species entering markets ca...

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Involving local communities for effective citizen science: determining game species' reproductive status to assess hunting effects in tropical forests.

Published online: 19 Apr 2022

Authors: El-Bizri, H. R. & Fa, J. E. & Lemos, L. P. & Campos-Silva, J. V. & Vasconcelos Neto, C. F. A. & Valsecchi, J. & Mayor, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Involving communities in sustainable wildlife management in tropical forests can ensure food security and livelihoods of millions of forest dwellers t...

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Agouti on the wedding menu: bushmeat harvest, consumption and trade in a post-frontier region of the Ecuadorian Amazon.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Cummins, I. & Pinedo-Vasquez, M. & Barnard, A. & Nasi, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The availability, consumption and trade of bushmeat is highly variable across time and space. This paper examines how the bushmeat market in Napo, Ecu...

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Evidence for post-depletion sustainability in a mature bushmeat market.

Published online: 23 Nov 2005

Authors: Cowlishaw, G. & Mendelson, S. & Rowcliffe, J. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The trade in wild animals for meat, or 'bushmeat', is perceived as one of the most important threats to wildlife in the tropics. Unsustainable bushmea...

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Transformation and endurance of indigenous hunting: Kadazandusun-Murut bearded pig hunting practices amidst oil palm expansion and urbanization in Sabah, Malaysia.

Published online: 28 Oct 2021

Authors: Kurz, D. J. & Saikim, F. H. & Justine, V. T. & Bloem, J. & Libassi, M. & Luskin, M. S. & Withey, L. S. & Goossens, B. & Brashares, J. S. & Potts, M. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Land-use change and political-economic shifts have shaped hunting patterns globally, even as traditional hunting practices endure across many local so...

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Predicting bushmeat biomass from species composition captured by camera traps: implications for locally based wildlife monitoring.

Published online: 05 Nov 2022

Authors: Hongo, S. & Dzefack, Z. C. B. & Vernyuy, L. N. & Minami, S. & Mizuno, K. & Otsuka, R. & Hiroshima, Y. & Djiéto-Lordon, C. & Nakashima, Y. & Yasuoka, H.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Facing the bushmeat crisis, tropical forests require effective monitoring for sustainable wildlife management. To gain credibility with local people a...

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The harvest of wildlife for bushmeat and traditional medicine in East, South and Southeast Asia: current knowledge base, challenges, opportunities and areas for future research.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Lee TienMing & Sigouin, A. & Pinedo-Vasquez, M. & Nasi, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Bushmeat has always provided a source of nutrition and traditional medicine for local people throughout Asia; this important resource is becoming incr...

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Selective harvesting of large mammals: how often does it result in directional selection?

Published online: 03 Aug 2011

Authors: Mysterud, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Harvesting of large mammals is usually not random, and directional selection has been identified as the main cause of rapid evolution. However, select...

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