Banning Trophy Hunting Will Exacerbate Biodiversity Loss

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International pressure to ban trophy hunting is increasing. However, this article argues that trophy hunting can be an important conservation tool, provided it can be done in a controlled manner to benefit biodiversity conservation and local people. Where political and governance structures are adequate, trophy hunting can help address the ongoing loss of species.

Banning Trophy Hunting Will Exacerbate Biodiversity Loss - Enrico DiMinin, Nigel Leader-Williams, Corey J.A.Bradshaw, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, Cell Press, 2015

Collection/Topic
Production & Utilisation
Region
Africa
Year Published
2015