Featured Publication, August 2018

POACHING, WILDLIFE TRAFFICKING AND SECURITY IN AFRICA: MYTHS AND REALITIES, Cathy Haenlein and M L R Smith (eds) Taylor & Francis (2017)

Poaching, Wildlife Trafficking and Security in AfricaThis book was published in 2017.  It examines the worldwide surge in poaching and wildlife trafficking.  If further looks at how this crisis is threatening to decimate endangered species.  The crisis is also negatively impacts the security of human beings.  This linkage of threats caused by poaching and wildlife trafficking has been ignored by decision-makers.  Policy makers and law enforcers have been slow to recognize that this is not just a ‘conservation issue’ but a serious crime.

Cathy Haenlein is a Research Fellow in RUSI’s National Security and Resilience Studies group.  She is also a Research Associate in King’s College London’s Department of War Studies as part of the Marjan Centre for the Study of War and the Non-Human Sphere. M. L. R. Smith is a Professor of Strategic Theory and Head of the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. He is the co-founder and Academic Director of the Marjan Centre for the Study of War and the Non-Human Sphere at King’s College London.

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