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7.9: Bibliography

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  • Adeogun, A.O., O.R. Ibor, S.D. Adeduntan, et al. 2016. Intersex and alterations in reproductive development of a cichlid, Tilapia guineensis, from a municipal domestic water supply lake (Eleyele) in southwestern Nigeria. Science of the Total Environment 541: 372–82.

    Agbohessi, P.T., I.I. Toko, A. Ouédraogo, et al. 2015. Assessment of the health status of wild fish inhabiting a cotton basin heavily impacted by pesticides in Benin (West Africa). Science of the Total Environment 506: 567–84.

    Alroy, J. 2015. Current extinction rates of reptiles and amphibians. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112: 13003–08.

    Amegah, A.K., and S. Agyei-Mensah. 2017. Urban air pollution in Sub-Saharan Africa: Time for action. Environmental Pollution 220: 738–43.

    Amri, E., Z.L. Kanyeka, H.V.M. Lyaruu, et al. 2009. Evaluation of genetic diversity in Dalbergia elanoxylon populations using random amplified polymorphic DNA markers. Research Journal of Cell and Molecular Biology 3: 71–79.

    Andersen, I. 2016. Seizure of huge African pangolin scale shipment points to worrying increase in trafficking (Gland: IUCN).

    Anderson L.G., S. Rocliffe, N.R. Haddaway, et al. 2015. The role of tourism and recreation in the spread of non-native species: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS ONE 10: e0140833.

    Annorbah, N.N.D., N.J. Collar, and S.J. Marsden. 2016. Trade and habitat change virtually eliminate the Grey Parrot Psittacus erithacus from Ghana. Ibis 158: 82–91.

    Ardura, A., A. Zaiko, J.L. Martinez, et al. 2015. Environmental DNA evidence of transfer of North Sea molluscs across tropical waters through ballast water. Journal of Molluscan Studies 81: 495–501.

    Aremu, A.O., L. Cheesman, J.F. Finnie, et al. 2011. Mondia whitei (Apocynaceae): A review of its biological activities, conservation strategies and economic potential. South African Journal of Botany 77: 960–71.

    Austin, H.P., M.D. Allen, B.S. Donohoe, et al. 2018. Characterization and engineering of a plastic-degrading aromatic polyesterase. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2018: 201718804.

    Baláž, V., O. Kopecký, and V. Gvoždík. 2012. Presence of the amphibian chytrid pathogen confirmed in Cameroon. Herpetological Journal 22: 191–94.

    Barbee, J. 2015. Botswana sells fracking rights in national park. Guardian.

    Barnhoorn, I.E.J., M.S. Bornman, C. Jansen van Rensburg, et al. 2009. DDT residues in water, sediment, domestic and indigenous biota from a currently DDT-sprayed area. Chemosphere 77: 1236–41.

    Beer, L.L., E.S. Boyd, J.W. Peters, et al. 2009. Engineering algae for biohydrogen and biofuel production. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 20: 264–71.

    Benítez-López, A., L. Santini, A.M. Schipper, et al. 2019. Intact but empty forests? Patterns of hunting-induced mammal defaunation in the tropics. PLoS ONE 17: e3000247.

    Benítez-López, A., R. Alkemade, A.M. Schipper, et al. 2017. The impact of hunting on tropical mammal and bird populations. Science 356: 180–83.

    Biginagwa, F.J., B.S. Mayoma, Y. Shashoua, et al. 2016. First evidence of microplastics in the African Great Lakes: Recovery from Lake Victoria Nile perch and Nile tilapia. Journal of Great Lakes Research 42: 146–49.

    Bills, R. 2007. Tilapia guinasana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2007: e.T63354A12662434.

    Black, A. 2005. Light induced seabird mortality on vessels operating in the Southern Ocean: Incidents and mitigation measures. Antarctic Science 17: 67–68.

    Blancke, S. 2015. Why people oppose GMOs even though science says they are safe. Scientific American.

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    Bornman, M.S., I.E.J. Barnhoorn, C. de Jager, et al. 2010. Testicular microlithiasis and neoplastic lesions in wild eland (Tragelaphus oryx): possible effects of exposure to environmental pollutants? Environmental Research 110: 327–33.

    Bortey-Sam, N., Y. Ikenaka, O. Akoto, et al. 2017. Oxidative stress and respiratory symptoms due to human exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Kumasi, Ghana. Environmental Pollution 228: 311–20.

    Bosch, A.C., B. O’Neill, G.O. Sigge, et al. 2016. Heavy metal accumulation and toxicity in smoothhound (Mustelus mustelus) shark from Langebaan Lagoon, South Africa. Food Chemistry 190: 871–78.

    Bourgeois, S., E. Gilot-Fromont, A. Viallefont, et al. 2009. Influence of artificial lights, logs and erosion on leatherback sea turtle hatchling orientation at Pongara National Park, Gabon. Biological Conservation 142: 85–93.

    Bouwman, H., I.M. Viljoen, L.P. Quinn, et al. 2008. Halogenated pollutants in terrestrial and aquatic bird eggs: Converging patterns of pollutant profiles and impacts and risks from high level. Environmental Research 126: 240–52.

    Bownes, A., M.P. Hill, and M.J. Byrne. 2013. The role of nutrients in the responses of water hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes (Pontederiaceae) to herbivory by a grasshopper Cornops aquaticum Brüner (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Biological Control 67: 555–62.

    Branch, G.M., and C.N. Steffani. 2004. Can we predict the effects of alien species? A case-history of the invasion of South Africa by Mytilus galloprovincialis (Lamarck). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 300: 189–215.

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    Brown, C.J. 2006. Historic distribution of large mammals in the Greater Fish River Canyon Complex, southern Namibia, and recommendations for re-introductions (Windhoek: Namibia Nature Foundation). Complex%20Historic%20distribution%20of%20mammals.pdf

    Brummet, R.E., C. Cargill, L.M. Lekunze, et al. 2010. Stream degradation, fish abundance and the potential viability of ornamental fisheries in south-western Cameroon. African Journal of Aquatic Science 35: 155–64.

    Burnett, L.J., K.J. Sorenson, J. Brandt, et al. 2013. Eggshell thinning and depressed hatching success of California Condors reintroduced to central California. Condor 115: 477–91.

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    Campbell, L., P. Verburg, D.G. Dixon, et al. 2008. Mercury biomagnification in the food web of Lake Tanganyika (Tanzania, East Africa). Science of The Total Environment 402: 184–91.

    Cannon, J.C. 2018. Half a ton of pangolin scales seized on the way to Asia from Benin. Mongabay.

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    Chakraborty, T., and X. Lee. 2018. A simplified urban-extent algorithm to characterize surface urban heat islands on a global scale and examine vegetation control on their spatiotemporal variability. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 74: 269–80.

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    Covey, R., and W.S. McGraw. 2014. Monkeys in a West African bushmeat market: Implications for Cercopithecid conservation in eastern Liberia. Tropical Conservation Science 7: 115–25.

    Cox, T.M., R.L. Lewison, R. Zydelis, et al. 2007. Comparing effectiveness of experimental and implemented bycatch reduction measures: The ideal and the real. Conservation Biology 21: 1155–64.

    Craigie, I.D., J.E.M. Baillie, A. Balmford, et al. 2010. Large mammal population declines in Africa’s protected areas. Biological Conservation 143: 2221–28.

    Croxall, J.P., S.H. Butchart, B. Lascelles, et al. 2012. Seabird conservation status, threats and priority actions: A global assessment. Bird Conservation International 22: 1–34.

    Cruise, A. 2017. Ten more elephants poisoned by poachers in Zim. Guardian.

    Cumming, D.H.M., and G.S. Cumming. 2015. One Health: An ecological and conservation perspective. In: One Health: The Theory and Practice of Integrated Health Approaches, ed. by J. Zinsstag, et al. (Wallingford: CAB International).

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    de Greef, K. 2019. 500 vultures killed in Botswana by poachers’ poison, government says. New York Times.

    Deribe, E., B.O. Rosseland, R. Borgstrøm, et al. 2011. Bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in fish species from Lake Koka, Ethiopia: The influence of lipid content and trophic position. Science of The Total Environment 410–11: 135–45.

    Desta, Z., R. Borgstrøm, B.O. Rosseland, et al. 2006. Major difference in mercury concentrations of the African big barb, Barbus intermedius (R.) due to shifts in trophic position. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 15: 532–43.

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    Dilley, B.J., S. Schoombie, J. Schoombie, et al. 2015b. ‘Scalping’ of albatross fledglings by introduced mice spreads rapidly at Marion Island. Antarctic Science 28: 73–80.

    Dodoo, D.K., D.K. Essumang, and J.W.A. Jonathan. 2013. Accumulation profile and seasonal variations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in bivalves Crassostrea tulipa (oysters) and Anadara senilis (mussels) at three different aquatic habitats in two seasons in Ghana. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 88: 26–34.

    Dzikiti, S., M.B. Gush, D.C. le Maitre, et al. 2016. Quantifying potential water savings from clearing invasive alien Eucalyptus camaldulensis using in situ and high resolution remote sensing data in the Berg River Catchment, Western Cape, South Africa. Forest Ecology and Management 361: 69–80.

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    Fa, J.E., D. Currie, and J. Meeuwig. 2003. Bushmeat and food security in the Congo Basin: Linkages between wildlife and people’s future. Environmental Conservation 30: 71–78.

    Fa, J.E., J. Olivero, M.A. Farfán, et al. 2016. Differences between Pygmy and non-Pygmy hunting in Congo Basin forests. PLoS ONE 11: e0161703.

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