Demise of the dingo

TS Doherty and EG Ritchie (2017) Stop Jumping the Gun: A Call for Evidence-Based Invasive Predator Management. Conservation Letters 10, 15-22.

Aim: 
To summarize contemporary knowledge regarding the use and challenges of lethal predator control and alternative approaches for reducing predator impacts
Type of Study: 
Review
Key Results: 
There are four key issues that can compromise the effectiveness of lethal control. 1. Release of herbivore and mesopredator populations. 2 Disruption of predator social systems. 3 Compensatory predator immigration. 4 Ethical concerns.
Treatments: 
NA
Response: 
Predator management requires greater consideration and assessment of the pros and cons of interventions, and what alternatives to lethal control may be available.
Models: 
NA
Reviewer: 
Euan Ritchie
Locations: 
NA
Response variable : 
NA
Replication: 
NA
Ecosystem: 
Multiple
Full Reference: 
TS Doherty and EG Ritchie (2017) Stop Jumping the Gun: A Call for Evidence-Based Invasive Predator Management. Conservation Letters 10, 15-22.