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Research opportunity on the wildlife trade

ITC has issued a call for tender to carry out research on consumer preferences for wildlife products in Viet Nam. If you or your company is interested to make a bid for this tender, please submit your application here

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To ban or not to ban – scope for legalizing the wildlife trade

This is a link to an article I had published today by ICTSD’s BioRes – it discusses what scope there is for legalizing the trade in wildlife given the failure of trade bans to stop poaching of iconic species like … Continue reading

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My article in Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs published my article today on how trade bans are failing to stop the poaching of wildlife from Africa. It argues that: “Wildlife trade bans are failing because they have run into the same basic problem as the war … Continue reading

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The Mafia’s taste for the wildlife business

I read today an excellent description of the realities of trying to enforce wildlife trade bans by John Sellar, ex CITES enforcement officer. He gives a highly detailed picture of the realities on the ground, including how the Mafia get … Continue reading

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A Canterbury Tale of Conservation

This week I visited Professor Douglas McMillan at the Durrell Institute for Conservation and Ecology (DICE) in Canterbury, UK. I studied my PhD in Agricultural Economics in Wye College, University of London which was 10 miles along the Stour river … Continue reading

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