News tagged with bushmeat

Local wildlife is important in human diets

Animals like antelope, frogs and rodents may be tricky to catch, but they provide protein in places where traditional livestock are scarce. According to the authors of a new paper in Animal Frontiers, meat from wild animal ...

dateOct 23, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Hidden hunger from wildlife loss

How do you balance the need for biodiversity conservation and human health? For Christopher Golden, '05, a Post-Doctoral Fellow in Harvard University Center for the Environment, that question is at the core ...

dateNov 21, 2011 in Ecology
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Illegal bushmeat trade rife in Europe

More than five tonnes of illegal bushmeat is being smuggled in personal luggage each week through one of Europe's busiest airports, reveals new research published in Conservation Letters today.

dateJun 18, 2010 in Ecology
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