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Is Wildlife research useful for wildlife conservation in the tropics? A review for Borneo with global implications

Meijaard, Erik; Sheil, Douglas

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The urgency of the tropical biodiversity crisis continues to be a major justification for wildlife research and its funding. To examine the benefits of this research for on-the-ground conservation, we focused on Borneo, where conservation has a long history and we have direct experience. We compiled, categorized and evaluated 284 publications from a broad variety of sources, 153 from peer-reviewed journals. We found that few studies address threats to species and fewer still provide input for...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/21510
Source: Biodiversity and Conservation
DOI: 10.1007/s10531-007-9161-y

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