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Advanced reading


The following readings are recommended for students interested in exploring the topics of this Module in more detail, and for lecturers teaching the Module:

  • Hinsley, A. (2018). The role of online platforms in the illegal orchid trade from South East Asia. The Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. Geneva.
  • Timoshyna, A., Ke, Z., Yang, Y., Ling, X., Leaman, D. (2020). The Invisible Trade: Wild plants and you in the times of COVID-19 and the essential journey towards sustainability. TRAFFIC.
  • UNODC (2020). World Wildlife Crime Report. Trafficking in protected species.
  • Wandersee, J. H., & Schussler, E. E. (1999). Preventing plant blindness. The American Biology Teacher, 61(2), 82-86.
  • Wyatt, T., van Uhm, D., & Nurse, A. (2020). Differentiating criminal networks in the illegal wildlife trade: organized, corporate and disorganized crime. Trends in Organized Crime, 1-17.

Regional perspective: Pacific Islands
  • Harris, H, ‘Corruption and the forestry industry in Papua New Guinea: transnational actors, local dynamics and environmental impact’ (2019) 22(1) Asia Pacific Journal of Environmental Law 48–65


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