The decline of Australia’s mammal fauna is linked strongly to two exotic meso-predator species, feral cats (Felis catus) and European red foxes (Vulpes vulpes). The dingo (Canis dingo, C. familiaris, orC. dingo × C. familiaris), as an apex predator that may suppress smaller meso-predators, is extolled as a potential conservation tool. While the potential negative economic effects of dingo predation on sheep and cattle likely influence control practices, limited research has been applied to understand the complex socio-cultural factors that interact with economic and ecological considerations of dingo management practices.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2017|
|Event||12th International Mammalogical Congress - Perth Convention Centre, Perth, Australia|
Duration: 09 Jul 2017 → 14 Jul 2017
Conference number: 12
http://www.promaco.com.au/IMC12/ (Conference website)
http://www.promaco.com.au/IMC12/Abstract-book.pdf (Abstract book)
|Conference||12th International Mammalogical Congress|
|Abbreviated title||Advances in mammalogy in a changing world|
|Period||09/07/17 → 14/07/17|
|Other||On behalf of the International Federation of Mammalogists and the Australian Mammal Society Inc., the Organising Committee is pleased to invite you to attend the 12th International Mammalogical Congress, to be held in July 2017 in a unique part of the world: Perth, in Australia’s southwest.|
At a time when the IUCN has identified that 25% of mammal species are at risk, the need for continued global mammal research and management strengthens. Addressing this need requires a strong inter-disciplinary knowledge base.
The International Mammalogical Congress is the premier international mammal conference, sponsored every four years by the IFM. It provides an important forum for professional mammalogists wishing to remain Wallabyupdated on the latest marine and terrestrial mammal conservation topics, research concepts and techniques. IMC12 will bring together the diverse global community of professionals and students in the field of mammalian biology and facilitate collaboration through our international network of practitioners.