Buying Whales to Save Them

TitleBuying Whales to Save Them
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsMinteer BA, Gerber LR
JournalIssues in Science and Technology
Source DocumentAccessible with appropriate permission
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Global wildlife markets and whale conservation

This case study coincides with a master’s thesis project conducted by Melanie Sturm in 2013-2014. It is an analysis of the relevance for wildlife markets to meet conservation objectives. Markets stand to be instrumental as more natural resources face the risk of overexploitation and/ or under-provision of proper control mechanisms and supporting infrastructure. Granted, market solutions are not a panacea, but there are settings and species for which rights-based management is appropriate, and...
09 Aug 2016