Trafficking and Poaching

Global Development

Poaching and illicit logging, mining and other environmental crime threatens international security, economic growth, and development. Stimson helps governments better protect wildlife and national borders in order to reduce funding for terrorists from poaching.

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Current Research

February 5, 2018 | EXPERT: Amanda Shaver , EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Sally Yozell

On September 14-15, 2017, The Stimson Center in partnership with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) co-chaired a U.S. State Department funded U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Marine Environmental Issues. READ MORE

March 16, 2017 | EXPERT: Brian Finlay

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April 22, 2015

Did you know that when you “google” something you only access a fraction of the World Wide Web? Indeed, commercial search engines only scratch the surface, about 5 percent, of the web. The rest of the virtual world, called the deep web, is largely inaccessible to the average Joe and consists of databases, emails, social media and chat forums. READ MORE

April 17, 2015 | EXPERT: Johan Bergenas

Poaching has a long history in the United States and abroad, with armed conflicts dating back to the  READ MORE

March 6, 2015 | EXPERT: Shannon Dick

In April 2014, Boko Haram shocked the world when it stormed a secondary school in Chibok, northeastern Nigeria, and abducted over 200 girls. READ MORE

February 20, 2015 | EXPERT: Shannon Dick

The proliferation of conventional weapons, wildlife trafficking and the spread of disease profoundly affects many African countries. READ MORE

October 20, 2014 | EXPERT: Ariella Knight

Summer came to a bloody end with reports that up to 750 migrants heading to Europe perished on the Mediterranean Sea in mid-September. The record-breaking immigration numbers — this year so far, 130,000 illegal immigrants have reached Europe and 2,800 have died trying — illustrate a humanitarian and migration crisis of unprecedented proportions for the European Union (EU). READ MORE

November 13, 2013 | EXPERT: Brian Finlay

Along with honoring retired Admiral James G. Stavridis and the Nokia Corporation, this year's Pragmatist + Idealist Awards will feature the work of Stimson's Managing Across Boundaries Initiative. READ MORE

April 16, 2012 | EXPERT: Brian Finlay , EXPERT: Rachel Stohl

Managing Across Boundaries Director Brian Finlay and Fellow Rachel Stohl were published i READ MORE

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