War and wildlife: a post-conflict assessment of Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor

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Mishra, C.; Fitzherbert, A.;
(2004)
  • Subject: Leerstoelgroep Resource Ecology | PE&RC | Resource Ecology

Prior to the last two decades of conflict, Afghanistan¿s Wakhan Corridor was considered an important area for conservation of the wildlife of high altitudes. We conducted an assessment of the status of large mammals in Wakhan after 22 years of conflict, and also made a ... View more
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