Increased human activity around one of Africa’s most iconic ecosystems is “squeezing the wildlife in its core”, damaging habitation and disrupting the migration routes of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle, an international study has concluded. The findings are published this week in the journal Science.
The Serengeti-Mara squeeze – one of the world’s most iconic ecosystems under pressure
– New finding alters our view on what is needed to protect biodiversity (University of Groningen, the Netherlands)
Cross-boundary human impacts compromise the Serengeti-Mara ecosystem (Publication – Science)