Mapping the ravages of guns, traps and bulldozers on biodiversity

13 Mar 2019
Industrial activity is increasingly impacting wildlife habitat in the African savannah.

New research has revealed that human threats – like hunting and land clearing – are severely limiting the areas in which species can survive.

A University of Queensland-led team mapped destructive human activities including hunting, agriculture, urbanisation and other industrial land uses in the locations of 5,457 threatened birds, mammals and amphibians. 

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