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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2017

Challenges and science-based implications for modern management and conservation of European ungulate populations

Apollonio, Marco; Belkin, Vladimir V.; Borkowski, Jakub; Borodin, Oleg I.; Borowik, Tomasz; Cagnacci, Francesca; Danilkin, Aleksey A.; Danilov, Peter I.; Faybich, Andrey; Ferretti, Francesco; Gaillard, Jean Michel; Hayward, Matt; Heshtaut, Pavel; Heurich, Marco; Hurynovich, Aliaxandr; Kashtalyan, Alexander; Kerley, Graham I. H.; Kjellander, Petter; Kowalczyk, Rafal; Kozorez, Alexander;
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Wildlife management systems face growing challenges to cope with increasingly complex interactions between wildlife populations, the environment and human activities. In this position statement, we address the most important issues characterising current ungulate conservation and management in Europe. We present some key points arising from ecological research that may be critical for a reassessment of ungulate management in the future.


Ecosystem; Population sustainability; Science-based management; Wildlife management; Adaptive management

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Mammal Research
2017, volume: 62, number: 3, pages: 209-217

Authors' information

Apollonio, Marco
University of Sassari
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Ecology
Schmidt, Krzysztof
Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN)
Yanuta, Gregoriy
National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
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UKÄ Subject classification

Fish and Wildlife Management

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