Scientific Publications

Differentiated drivers in wildlife-induced damage necessitate species-specific mitigation strategies in the western Serengeti, Tanzania.

Authors Kristen Denninger Snyder Kate M. Tiedeman Brendan J. Barrett Mackiana Kibwe Robert J. Hijmans George Wittemeyer Abstract In agriculturally dependent regions interspersed with wildlands, crop damage and livestock depredation by wildlife threaten rural livelihoods and undermine conservation efforts. Determining the species, human activities and landscape features correlated with losses to wildlife is

Seasonal and spatial vulnerability to agricultural damage by elephants in the western Serengeti, Tanzania

Abstract: In the western Serengeti of Tanzania, African elephant Loxodonta africana populations are increasing, which is rare across the species’ range. Here, conservation objectives come into conflict with competing interests such as agriculture. Elephants regularly damage crops,which threatens livelihoods and undermines local.. Read Full Publication