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Rangers and modellers collaborate to build and evaluate spatial models of African elephant poaching

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Globally, tens of thousands of wildlife rangers patrol wide areas and record evidence of poaching activity such as elephant carcasses and snares. Such data have significant potential to inform conservation, but patrols are non-random in space and time, so conclusions from raw patrol data may be biased. Here we model spatial patterns of elephant poaching based on detections of carcasses by ranger patrols in the Zambezi Valley, Zimbabwe (201 carcasses, 2000–2017), using different methodological...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0324-2710
Publisher:
Elsevier BV
Journal:
Biological Conservation More from this journal
Volume:
243
Article number:
108486
Publication date:
2020-02-27
Acceptance date:
2020-02-18
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ISSN:
0006-3207
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1090426
Local pid:
pubs:1090426
Deposit date:
2020-03-01

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