Date:May 3, 2015
Source:University of Oxford
Summary:Western conservation groups are seeking stricter law enforcement to tackle a trade in endangered wildlife, but a researcher warns that this is not a 'silver bullet' solution. He highlights the case of the Bali starling, where bringing in tougher laws back-fired -- only serving to make the bird more popular among the elite. He highlights how sometimes local people who know the realities on the ground get better results.