Mapping perceptions of species' threats and population trends to inform conservation efforts: the Bornean orangutan case study
Abram, Nicola K.; Meijaard, Erik; Wells, Jessie A.; Ancrenaz, Marc; Pellier, Anne-Sophie; Runting, Rebecca K.; Gaveau, David; Wich, Serge; Nardiyono, null; Tjiu, Albertus; Nurcahyo, Anton; Mengersen, Kerrie
AIM: We demonstrate a robust approach for predicting and mapping threats and population trends of wildlife species, invaluable for understanding where to target conservation resources. We used the endangered Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) as our case study to facilitate and strengthen conservation efforts by the Indonesian government to stabilize populations by 2017. LOCATION: Kalimantan, Indonesian Borneo. METHODS: Local knowledge of threats to orangutan populations was gathered through...[Show more]
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