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Local traditional knowledge can be as accurate as 10 years of scientific transect monitoring of animal abundance in the Amazon

Source: britishecologicalsociety.org

New research from a cross-organisational consortium in the Amazon has found indigenous knowledge to be as accurate as scientific transect monitoring.

The research involved pooling resources between universities and NGO’s, including British universities Oxford Brookes University, Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Suffolk, to create a strong partnership of researchers from several institutions. MORE

Header image: Lowland paca, Cuniculus paca. Credit Hani El Bizri.

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