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Conserving Africa’s wildlife and wildlands through the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

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The SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19 illness are driving a global crisis. Governments have responded by restricting human movement, which has reduced economic activity. These changes may benefit biodiversity conservation in some ways, but in Africa, we contend that the net conservation impacts of COVID-19 will be strongly negative. Here, we describe how the crisis creates a perfect storm of reduced funding, restrictions on the operations of conservation agencies, and elevated human threats to na...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41559-020-1275-6

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ORCID:
0000-0002-9197-2897
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ORCID:
0000-0003-1315-7683
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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0000-0002-6433-0602
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Publisher:
Springer Nature Publisher's website
Journal:
Nature Ecology and Evolution Journal website
Volume:
4
Pages:
1300-1310
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2020-07-29
Acceptance date:
2020-07-13
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EISSN:
2397-334X
ISSN:
2397-334X
Pmid:
32728187
Language:
English
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Review
Pubs id:
1123610
Local pid:
pubs:1123610
Deposit date:
2020-08-17

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