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Detecting deterrence from patrol data

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The threat posed to protected areas by the illegal killing of wildlife is countered principally by ranger patrols that aim to detect and deter potential offenders. Deterring poaching is a fundamental conservation objective, but its achievement is difficult to identify, especially when the prime source of information comes in the form of the patrols’ own records, which inevitably contain biases. The most common metric of deterrence is a plot of illegal activities detected per unit of patrol ef...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1111/cobi.13222

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Merton College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-0324-2710
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Conservation Biology Journal website
Volume:
33
Issue:
3
Pages:
665-675
Publication date:
2018-11-28
Acceptance date:
2018-09-15
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ISSN:
1523-1739
Pubs id:
pubs:920373
URN:
uri:dac394cf-3b96-4767-88b8-a6506eee56ab
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uuid:dac394cf-3b96-4767-88b8-a6506eee56ab
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pubs:920373

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