Tom Kellie

Factors Suppressing Population Recovery of Hirola

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http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2664.12856/abstract

 

http://theconversation.com/the-hirola-is-the-worlds-rarest-antelope-heres-how-it-can-be-saved-77486

 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/02/170216103934.htm

 

~ This February, 2017 research article published in the Journal of Applied Ecology present the findings of a study of factors suppressing population recovery of hirola, including landscape change and resource selection.

 

Principal investigator Abdullahi Ali, Director of the Hirola Conservation Programme, notes that tree encroachment has reduced the grassland preferred by hirola. Community-based conservation is essential for maintaining favorable hirola habitat.

 

 

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~ @jeremie

 

Thank you for that link.

 

His work with local communities is remarkable.

 

Gaining their trust, he's made admirable progress in increasing understanding.

 

Such a person deserves much gratitude for such service to wildlife in challenging conditions.

 

Tom K.

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