Ecology of fear: Cascading impacts of local extinction of large-carnivores in an African savanna ecosystem

A team of Princeton ecologists took advantage of a rare opportunity to study what happens to an ecosystem when large carnivores are wiped out. "Large carnivores play a critical, and disproportionate, role in their ecosystems, and their populations are declining...

Roads make development and conservation clash in the Serengeti

New or upgraded roads in the Greater Serengeti Ecosystem around Serengeti National Park will not reduce growing pressure on the ecosystem, a study shows. A proposed Northern Serengeti all-weather tarmac road that will bisect Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage...

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