The journal Conservation Letters has just released a Special Issue on "Achieving the targets of global biodiversity conventions". This is the first Special Issue of Conservation Letters, proposed by Moreno Di Marco (GFS), James Watson (GFS leader), Oscar Venter and Hugh Possingham and developed in collaboration with the Editor in Chief Eddie Game.
The issue includes 13 articles, written by an amazing group of authors. This is a truly exciting set of papers focused on the de
Recent alarming rises in illegal wildlife trade (IWT) show that tough law enforcement is not enough to stop poachers devastating populations of iconic or endangered species. Local people must be empowered to benefit from conservation and be supported to partner with law enforcement agencies in the fight against wildlife crime. We have developed a ‘Theory of Change’ for understanding how community-level interventions can help in tackling IWT. Do the ‘pathways’ we present refle