Conservation and Wildlife Crime – Accuracy of Information is Paramount

In a series of tweets, WildTiger’s Pragati Shahi (@greeningplanet) yesterday challenged information in an article by Mongabay with regards to zero poaching claims made by WWF in Nepal.

We’ll be following up this situation but it does raise once again the serious issue of accuracy of information.  Conservation strategy and particularly donor support depend on the right information being published.  The allocation of resources in the wildlife conservation sector is becoming increasingly controversial and our own research into this issue has revealed some disturbing information.  We’ll have more on this when appropriate.

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