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With tourism revenue drying up due to COVID-19, the debate surrounding trophy hunting of wildlife species like African lions is more relevant now than before. Alex Braczkowski

COVID-19, Africa’s conservation and trophy hunting dilemma

A new study evaluates what South African landowners who run trophy hunting operations would do in the event of a hunting ban.
Burning confiscated elephant ivory and animal horns in Myanmar’s first public display of action against the illegal wildlife trade, Oct. 4, 2018. Ye Aung Thu/AFP via Getty Images

Can Asia end its uncontrolled consumption of wildlife? Here’s how North America did it a century ago

In the 1800s, Americans hunted many wild species near or into extinction. Then in the early 1900s, the US shifted from uncontrolled consumption of wildlife to conservation. Could Asia follow suit?
Rohan Clarke

We modelled the future of Leadbeater’s possum habitat and found bushfires, not logging, pose the greatest threat

As climate change increases the frequency and scale of bushfires, our models suggest the habitats in Victoria's Central Highlands may be hard to come by.

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