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Evaluation of a compensation scheme to bring about pastoralist tolerance of lions

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Lions (Panthera leo) are in decline throughout most of their range due to human persecution, largely provoked by depredation on livestock, and there is debate as to the usefulness of financial instruments to mitigate this conflict. Intending to reduce local lion-killing, the Mbirikani Predator Compensation Fund compensates members of Mbirikani Group Ranch for livestock depredation at a flat rate (close to average market value), after the kill has been verified and with penalties impo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
"University of Oxford", "Living with Lions, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, NY, USA"
Research group:
Wildlife Conservation Research Unit
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Statistics
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Institution:
University of Bristol
Department:
School of Biological Sciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Wildlife Conservation Research Unit
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Zoology
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"Living with Lions, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, NY, USA", "Museum of Vertebrate Zoology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA"
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Biological Conservation Journal website
Volume:
142
Issue:
11
Pages:
2419-2427
Publication date:
2009-11-05
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ISSN:
0006-3207
URN:
uuid:da3a2011-511a-4c63-8600-1795e45f6538
Local pid:
ora:3359

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