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Poaching is more than an Enforcement Problem
Today record levels of funding are being invested in enforcement and antipoaching measures to tackle the “war on poaching,” but many species are on the path to extinction. In our view, intensifyingExpand
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Understanding markets to conserve trade-threatened species in CITES
International trade in wildlife is a major threat to biodiversity conservation. CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, is the primary mechanismExpand
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Scaling up pangolin conservation
Pangolins, or scaly anteaters, are unique in being the world's only truly scaly mammals, but are in dire need of urgent conservation action. Pangolins have been subject to very little conservation orExpand
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Quantity Does Not Always Mean Quality: The Importance of Qualitative Social Science in Conservation Research
ABSTRACT Qualitative methods are important to gain a deep understanding of complex problems and poorly researched areas. They can be particularly useful to help explain underlying conservationExpand
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From poachers to protectors: engaging local communities in solutions to illegal wildlife trade
Combating the surge of illegal wildlife trade (IWT) devastating wildlife populations is an urgent global priority for conservation. There are increasing policy commitments to take action at the localExpand
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Towards informed and multi-faceted wildlife trade interventions
International trade in wildlife is a key threat to biodiversity conservation. CITES, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, seeks to ensure internationalExpand
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Why South-east Asia should be the world’s priority for averting imminent species extinctions, and a call to join a developing cross-institutional programme to tackle this urgent issue
Global species loss during the present human-caused mass-extinction far exceeds background rates and is detrimental to human existence. Across the globe, vertebrate extinction risks are highest inExpand
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Time-budgets and activity patterns of captive Sunda pangolins (Manis javanica).
This is the first assessment of Manis javanica behavior in captivity. The aim of the investigation was to assess behavior in order to suggest ways of improving captive care and management of theExpand
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Understanding Urban Demand for Wild Meat in Vietnam: Implications for Conservation Actions
Vietnam is a significant consumer of wildlife, particularly wild meat, in urban restaurant settings. To meet this demand, poaching of wildlife is widespread, threatening regional and internationalExpand
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