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Beehive fences as a multidimensional conflict-mitigation tool for farmers coexisting with elephants.

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Increasing habitat fragmentation and human population growth in Africa has resulted in an escalation in human-elephant conflict between small-scale farmers and free-ranging African elephants (Loxodonta Africana). In 2012 Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) implemented the national 10-year Conservation and Management Strategy for the Elephant in Kenya, which includes an action aimed at testing whether beehive fences can be used to mitigate human-elephant conflict. From 2012 to 2015, we field-tested t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/cobi.12898

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS Division
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Disney Conservation Fund More from this funder
St. Andrews Prize for the Environment More from this funder
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Conservation Biology Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
4
Pages:
743-752
Publication date:
2017-02-05
Acceptance date:
2016-11-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1523-1739
ISSN:
0888-8892
Pubs id:
pubs:810342
URN:
uri:06694e26-c0ec-4e9f-843c-6c9844439d01
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uuid:06694e26-c0ec-4e9f-843c-6c9844439d01
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pubs:810342

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