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2012 Fuller Symposium: Conservation Crime

We are in the midst of a crisis. The criminal exploitation of nature — the illegal killing, capture, and trade of wild species — has escalated to the point where it could undo generations of conservation efforts.

Fuller Symposium 2012: Conservation Crime | November 14, 2012 | National Geographic Society | Washington, D.C.

We are in the midst of a crisis.The criminal exploitation of nature — the illegal killing, capture, and trade of wild species — has escalated to the point where it could undo generations of conservation efforts.

Scientific advancements, innovative technologies, and strengthened policy initiatives have the potential to turn the tide against the organized crime syndicates pushing many of our most iconic species toward extinction and putting local communities at risk.

Global leaders shared their insights on the growing crisis of wildlife crime at the 2012 Fuller Symposium. The symposium was held on November 14, 2012 at the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C.

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Speakers

Rebecca Moore

Engineering Manager, Google Earth Outreach and Earth Engine
Google, Inc.
Geospatial technologies for tracking and reducing conservation crime

Dr. Robert D. Hormats

Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment
U.S. Department of State
Wildlife Diplomacy in Action

Dr. Kent Butts

Director, National Security Issues Branch, Center for Strategic Leadership
U.S. Army War College
Conservation crime: the national security dimensions

Dr. Elizabeth Bennett

Vice President for Species Conservation
Wildlife Conservation Society
Boots, science, and policy: the essential trinity to combat wildlife crime

 

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