Introduce alternative food sources to replace marine and freshwater mammal meat
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The consumption of marine and freshwater mammal meat may provide a source of protein, particularly in areas of poverty and food insecurity (Robards & Reeves 2011). Introducing other food sources to replace marine and freshwater mammal meat may reduce hunting pressure.
Robards M.D. & Reeves R.R. (2011) The global extent and character of marine mammal consumption by humans: 1970–2009. Biological Conservation, 144, 2770–2786.
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This Action forms part of the Action Synopsis:Marine and Freshwater Mammal Conservation
Marine and Freshwater Mammal Conservation - Published 2021
Marine and Freshwater Mammal Synopsis