Updates & Announcements
- Reflecting on wildlife trade researchAugust 6, 2021 - 10:24 am
by Dan Challender, Friday 6th August 2021 Originally posted on the Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science Overexploitation is a major threat to biodiversity. It threatens many species and one of the reasons I got into conservation science was to help solve this problem. I conduct research on pangolins, which are threatened by trade-driven harvest, and […]
- On the IWT horizon: Reshaping Africa’s role of wildlife trade and its relationship between economic systems and natureJuly 28, 2020 - 9:00 am
Andrea Athanas Two years and a lifetime ago when we embarked as a community on a horizon scan process to identify possible game changing issues that would shape tomorrow’s decisions on illegal wildlife trade (IWT), Africa was growing at 3-5% annually and the continent’s leaders had just signed the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement, […]
- J. LamOn the IWT horizon: Haiwei—Identifying the connection between a global demand for dried seafood and marine conservationMay 14, 2020 - 11:07 am
By Jack Lam The largest ever dried shark fin seizures were made by Hong Kong authorities earlier this month in May 2020; the combined volumes of the two shipments from Ecuador more than doubled last year’s total volume. However, sharks are not the only marine wildlife trafficked transnationally. The persistent demand for their fins […]
As the Oxford Martin Programme on Wildlife Trade is evolving, this is now a platform for the programme’s researchers to share their latest results and opinions.