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International illegal trade in wildlife

Liana Sun Wyler

International illegal trade in wildlife

by Liana Sun Wyler

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Published by Nova Science Publishers in Hauppauge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora -- (1973),
  • Wildlife conservation -- Law and legislation,
  • Endangered species -- Law and legislation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLiana Sun Wyler and Pervaze A. Sheikh.
    ContributionsSheikh, Pervaze A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3525 .W95 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16841819M
    ISBN 109781604567571
    LC Control Number2008019449
    OCLC/WorldCa227191783

    'A valuable addition to the wildlife conservation and management literature.'Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy'This book provides the reader with a fascinating set of debates about the ethical, biological and socio-economic issues that arise in attempting to regulate the wildlife trade.'Development and ChangeThe regulation of the trade in wildlife is failing.   CoP18 will also address illegal wildlife trade in West and Central Africa. The threat assessment prepared by the CITES Secretariat and other stakeholders paints a gloomy picture for these sub-regions but also serves to demonstrate that illegal timber trafficking can be curtailed if these efforts are coupled with meaningful anti-corruption measures.

    Poached takes readers across a dozen countries, introducing them to the people who engage in illegal wildlife trade — a multi-billion-dollar contraband industry, ranked just behind drug trade, arms dealing, and human trafficking — as well as to those fighting to stop the killing and trafficking of animals. To address the illicit trade in endangered wildlife, the international community has established, through the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), a global policy framework to regulate and sometimes ban exports of selected species.

      “Illegal wildlife trade, like drugs or human trafficking, is a truly global problem, impacting nations, animals and people all over the world,” says journalist and author Rachel Nuwer. Trade becomes illegal when it contravenes environmental regulations such as government legislation and international agreements put in place to prevent over-exploitation. But it is important to note that even legal trade can be ecologically unsustainable, and regulations are regularly changed to protect wildlife endangered by a sudden spike in.


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Price New from 5/5(3). Global trade in illegal wildlife is a potentially vast illicit economy, estimated to be worth billions of dollars each year.

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policy -- Issues for Congress -- Appendix A. Selected laws related to the wildlife trade -- Appendix B. Additional international efforts to combat wildlife crime. Tools and Resources to Combat Illegal Wildlife Trade Book Summary: The Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) has reached an unprecedented scale, in part due to increasing demand from consumers.

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Financial investigations are a key but still underused tool in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade. In this book the author examines the illegal wildlife trade from multiple perspectives: the historical context, the impact on the environment, the scope of the problem internationally, the sociocultural demand for illegal products, the legal efforts to combat it, and several case studies from inside the trade.

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International Illegal Trade in Wildlife: Threats and U.S. Policy Summary Global trade in illegal wildlife is a growing illicit economy, estimated to be worth at least $5 billion and potentially in excess of $20 billion annually. Some of the most lucrative illicit wildlife. Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy 'This book provides the reader with a fascinating set of debates about the ethical, biological and socio-economic issues that arise in attempting to regulate the wildlife trade.' Development and Change The regulation of the trade in wildlife is by: The trafficking and unsustainable trade in wildlife commodities such as elephant ivory, rhino horn, pangolin scales, tiger bone, bear bile, and rosewood are causing unprecedented declines in some of the world's most charismatic, as well as some lesser-known, wildlife species.

This report focuses on the international trade in terrestrial fauna, largely excluding trade in illegal plants, including timber, and fish. Potential issues for Congress include (1) determining funding for trade inspection and investigation; (2) evaluating effectiveness of U.S. foreign aid to combat wildlife trafficking; (3) developing ways to encourage regulation of the wildlife trade; (4 Cited by:   International Illegal Trade in Wildlife: Threats and U.S.

Policy Description. Report that focuses on the international trade in terrestrial fauna, largely excluding trade in illegal plants, including timber, and fish. Physical Description. 26 pages. Cited by: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Wyler, Liana Sun.

International illegal trade in wildlife. Hauppauge: Nova Science Publishers, (DLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Liana Sun Wyler; Pervaze A Sheikh. The book will serve as a useful reference for scholars, law-enforcement agencies, lawyers, and conservation and wildlife-protection NGO groups to facilitate their understanding of the growing illegal trade in protected and endangered wildlife.

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International attempts have been made in the past and present to halt illegal wildlife trade. Inthe United Nations adopted the Convention on International. CITES, the Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of wild fauna and flora (the Washington Convention) was signed in providing a mechanism to regulate the trade in wildlife.

Under its guidance, governments all over the world have taken steps to prevent this illegal trade and bring it under control. The problem with the illegal wildlife trade is that it’s so often seen as something in the purview of conservationists, biologists or ecologists.

But that’s like giving botanists the job of. 5 The illegal wildlife trade Global trade in wildlife is documented as occurring at large scales for centuries, but was not regulated until the 20th century when the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) was signed by 80 countries in (Ayling, ).9 SYBIL TACKLING SOUTHEAST ASIA’S ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE this regard, ASEAN’s collective effort at achieving better enforcement is also an attempt to realise the objectives of CITES.

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