Removing invasive mammals has major benefits to an island ecosystem, according to a new study. As this type of conservation effort is expensive, researchers set out to understand the impact of this strategy. The benefits they saw “highlight the importance of this conservation measure for protecting the world’s most threatened species.”
Original research paper published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B on March 21, 2015.
Names and affiliations of selected authors
Holly P. Jones, Northern Illinois University, Illinois, U.S.A.
Heath Packard, Island Conservation, Santa Cruz, California, U.S.A.
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