• 2018
  • fact sheet
  • Presidium Swiss Park Research

Wildlife and humans in outdoor recreational areas near cities

Wildlife and humans in outdoor recreational areas near cities
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Wildlife and humans in outdoor recreational areas near cities
Wildlife and humans in outdoor recreational areas near cities

Outdoor recreational areas in the vicinity of cities buzz with activity, not only during the day, but also in the early mornings, late evenings, and even at night.

This puts pressure on wild animals and their habitats. Roe deer are less active and many wildlife species are losing habitat in areas heavily frequented by humans. Wildlife refuges, restricted accessibility, and visitor management can improve living conditions for wildlife.

Standard identifier: ISSN: 2297-1831 / DOI: 10.5281/ZENODO.1168451

Source: Graf R.F., Signer C., Reifler-Bächtiger M., Wyttenbach M., Sigrist B., Rupf R. (2018). Wildlife and humans in outdoor recreational areas near cities. Swiss Academies Factsheets 13 (2).

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