BASC monitors scientific journals, environmental, policy and political alerts for the results of studies of relevance to shooting and conservation. Below are links to a selection of papers published in October 2020.
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- Killing of raptors on grouse moors: evidence and effects
- Summary review and synthesis: effects on habitats and wildlife of the release and management of pheasants and red-legged partridges on UK lowland shoots
- Bird Census Data Do Not Indicate a Lack of Impact on Songbirds From the Growth of Avian Predator Populations in Britain in the Late 20th Century
- Density dependence in Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos fecundity better explained by individual adjustment than territory heterogeneity
- Shift in proximate causes of mortality for six large migratory raptors over a century
- European bird declines: Do we need to rethink approaches to the management of abundant generalist predators?
- Cross-sectional study of British wild deer for evidence of Schmallenberg virus infection
- An integrated approach to measure hunting intensity and assess its impacts on mammal populations
- Overabundant wild ungulate populations in Europe: management with consideration of socio-ecological consequences
- Conflict and cooperation in the management of European rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus damage to agriculture in Spain
- Agent-based models predict patterns and identify constraints of large carnivore recolonizations, a case study of wolves in Scandinavia
- The last moves: The effect of hunting and culling on the risk of disease spread from a population of reindeer
- Red lists of threatened species—Indicators with the potential to act as strategic circuit breakers between science and policy
- Pollinator monitoring more than pays for itself
- Mass-migrating bumblebees: An overlooked phenomenon with potential far-reaching implications for bumblebee conservation
- Wildflower strips enhance wild bee reproductive success
- Modernization-induced socio-economic changes and their effect over the spatial distribution of recreational hunting and volunteering with animals.
- A novel ‘triple drawdown’ method highlights deficiencies in invasive alien crayfish survey and control techniques
- Trophy hunting and conservation: Do the major ethical theories converge in opposition to trophy hunting?
- Applying IUCN Reintroduction guidelines: An effective medium for raising public support prior to conducting a reintroduction project.
- Experimental evidence for conservation conflict interventions: The importance of financial payments, community trust and equity attitudes
- Ecosystem services provided by beavers Castor spp