Control non-native/problematic plants to restore habitat
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Invasive plant species can drive large scale changes to habitats. These changes can make habitats less suitable for use by mammal species. Control of invasive or problematic plants might be undertaken to recreate suitable conditions for fauna, including target mammals (e.g. Dumalisile Somers 2017).
Dumalisile L. & Somers M.J. (2017) The effects of an invasive alien plant (Chromolaena odorata) on large African mammals. Nature Conservation Research, 2, 102–108.
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This Action forms part of the Action Synopsis:Terrestrial Mammal Conservation
Terrestrial Mammal Conservation - Published 2020
Terrestrial Mammal Conservation