Failures in Wildlife Crime Eradication and Strategies Forward

  • Claude-Hélène MayerEmail author


The chapter describes the common attempts to combat and eradicate wildlife crime. It provides examples of wildlife crime in different national contexts and explores the sociocultural circumstances which need to be considered when fighting international, regional, national and local wildlife crime. Strategies to combat wildlife crime successfully are described. The aim is to present failures to combat wildlife crime in general and in different societies, to reflect on errors and mistakes conducted at different levels and to discuss successful strategies to transform wildlife crime into wildlife protection on international, regional, national and local levels.


Mistakes Errors Failure in wildlife crime combat Wildlife crime eradication Sociocultural context Global and local crime investigations and combat Asia Africa Australia Russia China 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Industrial Psychology and People ManagementUniversity of JohannesburgJohannesburgSouth Africa
  2. 2.Institut für Therapeutische Kommunikation und Sprachgebrauch, Europa Universität ViadrinaFrankfurt (Oder)Germany

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