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Wildlife Trade and Incentives for Conservation

  • Catherine E. Semcer
  • Pangolin, Photo courtesy of David Brossard.

    PERC research fellow Catherine Semcer sits down with Byron Pace of the popular podcast Into the Wilderness to explore how conservation is funded and how markets can incentivize conservation. They also discuss how harnessing regulated wildlife trade can help address social inequality and prevent viral spillovers into human populations.

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    • Catherine E. Semcer
      Catherine E. Semcer

      Catherine E. Semcer is a research fellow with the Property and Environment Research Center in Bozeman, Montana and the African Wildlife Economy Institute at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. She also serves as a member of the Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

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