Wildlife, food security and poverty

Freddy Pattiselanno (Fakultas Peternakan Perikanan & Ilmu Kelautan Universitas Negeri Papua, Manokwari)

Indonesia is second after Brazil in terms of ecosystem diversity among 12 “mega-diversity” countries, but is also highlighted as one of seven mega-diversity countries with a disturbing number of threatened species. Wildlife is a critically important resource for meeting the food and livelihood requirements of human communities in many biodiversity-rich regions of the world.

Link: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2010/10/16/wildlife-food-security-and-poverty.html

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