Consequences of survey method for estimating hunters’ harvest rates
We compare hunter recall interviews with continuous village monitoring, finding that methodological biases can have large effects on estimates of hunter catch.
The bean method as a tool to measure sensitive behaviour
Based on a simple voting system, the bean method is a practical, low‐cost way to obtain anonymous answers about sensitive topics.
Incentives and social relationships of hunters and traders in a Liberian bushmeat system
Effective management of local bushmeat systems requires understanding of their social and economic dynamics, yet social elements such as relationships between actors are often overlooked. We provide the first detailed description of a rural hunting system in Liberia.
Audience segmentation to improve targeting of conservation interventions for hunters
Abstract Audience segmentation could help improve the effectiveness of conservation interventions. Marketers use audience segmentation to define the target audience of a campaign. The technique involves subdividing a general population into groups that share similar profiles, such as socio-demographic or behavioural characteristics. Interventions are then designed to target the group or groups of interest. We ...
The influence of risk on patterns of illegal activity in a hunted landscape in West Liberia
Sorrel's PhD project uses insights from behavioural psychology and cognitive sciences to design better ways of reducing bushmeat use in West Africa.
Sorrel's research explores ways to tackle the bushmeat hunting crisis in West Africa.