Johan Bergenas quoted in PRI on Kenyan anti-poaching initiatives

July 21, 2015 | PRI

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


"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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