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Detecting deterrence from patrol data
We test a robust, simple metric for monitoring patrol effectiveness using a mechanistic model of law‐breaking and law enforcement
A quasi-experimental study of impacts of Tanzania’s wildlife management areas on rural livelihoods and wealth
Abstract Since the 2000s, Tanzania’s natural resource management policy has emphasised Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs), designed to promote wildlife and biodiversity conservation, poverty alleviation and rural development. We carried out a quasi-experimental impact evaluation of social impacts of WMAs, collecting data from 24 villages participating in 6 different WMAs across two geographical regions, and 18 ...
Exploring differences in stakeholders’ perceptions of illegal bird trapping in Cyprus
Cyprus is a hotspot for illegal bird trapping, but conservation efforts have been hindered by a lack of understanding between the local trapping community and the environmental NGOs.
Gender Differentiated Preferences for a Community-Based Conservation Initiative
Community-based conservation (CBC) aims to benefit local people as well as to achieve conservation goals, but has been criticised for taking a simplistic view of “community” and failing to recognise differences in the preferences and motivations of community members. We explore this heterogeneity in the context of Kenya’s conservancies, focussing on the livelihood preferences of men and women living adjacent to the Maasai Mara National Reserve.