Demise of the dingo

Ritchie E. G., Elmhagen B., Glen A. S., Letnic M., Ludwig G. & McDonald R. A. (2012) Ecosystem restoration with teeth: what role for predators? Trends in Ecology & Evolution 27, 265-71.

Aim: 
Discuss the economic, environmental and social considerations affecting predator-driven ecological restorationprogrammes, and suggest approaches for reducing the undesirable impacts of predators.
Type of Study: 
review paper
Key Results: 
Lethal dingo control can alter predator social structure. Dingo re-introduction may have positive biodiversity benefits.
Treatments: 
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Response: 
livestock guardian animals present a viableoption for maintaining predator functions while also minimisingstock loss.
Models: 
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Reviewer: 
Aaron Greenville
Locations: 
Global review, with emphasis on dingoes
Response variable : 
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Replication: 
N/A
Ecosystem: 
N/A
Full Reference: 
Ritchie E. G., Elmhagen B., Glen A. S., Letnic M., Ludwig G. & McDonald R. A. (2012) Ecosystem restoration with teeth: what role for predators? Trends in Ecology & Evolution 27, 265-71.