Nigerian Ebola campaign discouraged eating bushmeat

Luca Maria Luiselli, The Rivers State University of Science and Technology Bushmeat trade is a regular feature in many parts of Africa. People rely on it for livelihoods and, more importantly, for food. Trade in bushmeat is particularly common in west and central Africa where people regularly eat antelope, wild pigs and boars, large rodents, …

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Bushmeat guide ‘unrealistic about commercial hunting’

By John Bonner [Republished under a Creative Commons license from SciDev.Net.] Conservation biologists studying the effects of bushmeat hunting in Africa have criticised a UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) report for making unrealistic claims about the chances of protecting wildlife from commercial hunters. The Bushmeat sourcebook, launched to mark World Wildlife Day on 3 …

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