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New report - The impact of hunting on tropical mammal and bird populations

21 April, 2017

Hunting is a major driver of biodiversity loss... As the human population grows and increasingly encroaches on remaining wildlife habitat, hunting threatens many species... Bird and mammal populations were considerably lower in areas where hunting occurred. Although commercial hunting and proximity to roads and urban centers were the most damaging factors, all hunting had worrying impacts, even in protected areas. 

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