Survey of Free Roaming Livestock on St. Eustatius
The Caribbean Netherlands Science Institute (CNSI) recently conducted surveys of free-roaming livestock on St. Eustatius, highlighting population booms especially among goats and sheep. These animals can decimate local landscapes and be carriers of disease for native species and humans alike. Understanding population shifts is crucial in the sustainable management of the island’s natural resources.
Article orginally published in BioNews 33
More Information: Madden, H. 2020. Free-roaming livestock distribution, densities and population estimates on St. Eustatius: a 2020 update. Technical Report. February 2020