admin October 19, 2012 0

The Nexus of Biodiversity Conservation and Law Enforcement: The Case of Maringa-Lopori-Wamba Landscape in DRC – slide presentation

Jef Dupain topic delved into the case of unsustainable bush meat hunting in the Congo Basin, and a general understanding that development of alternative livelihoods is needed to mitigate the impacts of unsustainable bush meat hunting and trade. For Central Africa, great apes and elephants are amongst the targeted species. The escalating illegal hunting and demise of key species’ populations is an indication of conservation failing to meet its crucial goals.