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Johan Bergenas quoted in PRI on Kenyan anti-poaching initiatives

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Winding up a hill in southern Kenya, a tracker dog is guided by a scent – past thorned bushes and through brush.

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“Their insurances, their connections, their income is so large that it should probably take some time to really try to squeeze these guys to make this law a deterrent,” says Johan Bergenas, who studies transnational security with the Stimson Center and works extensively with Kenyan anti-poaching initiatives. He says that while it may still be too early to know the real effect of the wildlife bill, it’s a big step in African conservation.

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