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New project: The effects of hunting and fishing on Amazonia’s forests

New project: The effects of hunting and fishing on Amazonia’s forests

Does human hunting empty Amazonia's forests? And does it affect carbon storage? A new NMBU project will investigate the wide-ranging impacts of hunting and fishing on the Amazonian ecosystem.

Could some farming practices benefit tropical birds?

Could some farming practices benefit tropical birds?

Conversion of tropical forests to farms is a big driver of wildlife extinctions. But a new study from NMBU and collaborators shows that some farming practices have the potential to simultaneously protect natural habitats and boost farm yields.

Rural livelihoods impact game species heavily

Rural livelihoods impact game species heavily

PhD student Whaldener Endo has defended his PhD thesis "Game Vertebrate Responses to Rural Populations in Neotropical Protected Areas”.