Four Countries Hold the Key to Primate Conservation – Drs Alejandro Estrada and Paul A Garber

Apr 26, 2019 | earth and environment

Primatologists Dr Alejandro Estrada and Dr Paul A. Garber, based at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the University of Illinois-Urbana, investigate the social, economic and political factors that have contributed to primate population decline in Brazil, Madagascar, Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The researchers argue that unless change is immediately implemented, many primate species will go extinct.

Original article reference:

This SciPod is a summary of the paper ‘Primates in peril: the significance of Brazil, Madagascar, Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo for global primate conservation’, from PeerJ. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4869

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