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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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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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Measuring the impact of conservation campaigns: the case of sea turtle consumption in São Tomé.

Published online: 13 Nov 2020

Authors: Thomas-Walters, L. & Vieira, S. & Jiménez, V. & Monteiro, D. & Ferreira, B. & Smith, R. J. & Verissomo, D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

This study evaluated the effectiveness of a campaign to persuade people in São Tomé and Principe in Central Africa to stop eating sea turtle meat and ...

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Camelids from the Argentine Puna: conservation and uses.

Published online: 01 May 2019

Authors: Vilá, B. & Marcoppido, G. & Lamas, H.

Content type: Bulletin article

In this chapter we present issues related to the abundance, conservation, management, production and sanitary aspects of the South American camelids t...

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Faecal bacteria associated with different diets of wintering red kites: influence of livestock carcass dumps in microflora alteration and pathogen acquisition.

Published online: 11 Oct 2006

Authors: Blanco, G. & Lemus, J. A. & Grande, J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Despite the important role of refuse dumps for the conservation of threatened avian scavengers, there is no information about the direct effects on sc...

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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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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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Breeding success and organo-chlorine residues in golden eagles in west Scotland.

Published online: 22 May 1971

Authors: Lockie, J. D. & Ratcliffe, D. A. & Balharry, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The same 25 eyries of golden eagles (Aquila chry-saetos) were examined each year in west Scotland. In 1963-65 the "percentage of nests with eggs from ...

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Sustainable use and trade of beef in Colombia: towards the operationalization of the legal framework.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Authors: Vliet, N. van & Gomez, J. & Restrepo, S. & Andrade, G. & García, C. & Fa, J. E. & Webb, G. & Cooney, R. & Child, B. & Nasi, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Evidence suggests that rural communities throughout Colombia consider meat as both culturally and nutritionally important. Thus, this paper explores v...

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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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