Just as conservation law enforcement (CLE) may be defined by a wide range of actions, it may also be defined by a wide-range of organized actors. In this post I consider three organizational types: state agencies, commercial enterprises, and non-governmental organizations.
“Law enforcement” can be a useful term for talking about certain problems and solutions in conservation, but we should make sure the term is clearly defined. In this post, I offer a definition of “law enforcement” and consider its key dimensions.
Harms against animal welfare are often legally prohibited and quite common in the wildlife trade. Here I consider how animal welfare arguments are not commonly used to motivate change and how we might use them to greater effect.