Cascading consequences of hunting and fishing for ecosystem services in Amazonian forest
- Start date: 1 April 2019
- End date: 31 March 2023
- Funder: Research Council of Norway
- Primary investigator: Professor Oliver Phillips FRS
This project aims to investigate the degree to which (over) harvest of large-bodied terrestrial and aquatic frugivores is an anthropogenic driver of carbon stock change in structurally undisturbed Amazonian forests and elucidate the implications of defaunation to carbon stocks in otherwise undisturbed tropical forests.