Small NGOs and Agenda-Setting in Global Conservation Governance: The Case of Pangolin Conservation

  title={Small NGOs and Agenda-Setting in Global Conservation Governance: The Case of Pangolin Conservation},
  author={Takumi Shibaike},
  journal={Global Environmental Politics},
  • Takumi Shibaike
  • Published 20 September 2021
  • Political Science
  • Global Environmental Politics
Abstract The study of global environmental governance suggests that agenda-setting power is concentrated in a handful of high-profile, leading nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). The recent rise of interest in pangolin conservation constitutes a deviant case in this theoretical tradition. In order to explain the puzzle, I introduce a new theory of small NGO influence and illustrate the mechanisms through the case study of pangolin conservation. Based on in-depth interviews with conservation… 

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