DAY 1: SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
Invited speakers from academia, NGOs, and the private sector presented different perspectives, stories from the field, reflected on lessons learnt. This was captured as Visual Minutes (above) and set the stage for further interactive and applied sessions in subsequent days of the symposium.
Presentations and panel discussions were divided into the following three consecutively themed sessions (click each title for further details) and can be watched here.
Diverse approaches to illegal wildlife trade research
Linking the supply and demand for wildlife products
Changing wildlife consumption onto a legal, sustainable path
EVENING 1: SEPTEMBER 25, 2017
Poster session for all those working on the conservation of traded wildlife to showcase and share their research and initiatives. This will coincide with an evening drinks reception.
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How do wildlife rangers perceive and engage with patrol-based data collection? We interviewed 26 rangers involved in collecting data on poached elephants in Zimbabwe. A strong sense of duty, and deference to supervisors, shaped engagement. Read on! (1/7) https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pan3.10154