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Trophy Hunting Certification


Adaptive certification is the best remaining option for the trophy hunting industry in Africa to demonstrate sustainable and ethical hunting practices that benefit local communities and wildlife conservation. The authors propose an adaptive trophy hunting certification scheme that is a market-based solution for sustainable and ethical hunting practices, building on the lessons learned from other natural resource use certification schemes. They argue that integrating effective compliance and wildlife monitoring, adaptive co-management and a landscape approach into a certification
scheme will spark a constructive discussion of trophy hunting, achieving conservation and
community-development objectives. … Download the full paper, published first by Nature Ecology & Evolution 1(12) November 2017 at https://www.researchgate.net/publication/321195030_Trophy_hunting_certification