Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy
J Int Wildl Law Pol
ISSN (printed): 1388-0292. ISSN (electronic): 1548-1476.
The Journal's ultimate goals are to: Assist actors at the international, national and local levels draft and implement laws and regulations for the effective management and conservation of wildlife species by providing information and analysis on the efficacy of wildlife treaty regimes and national implementation legislation; Highlight innovative management approaches at the national and regional level that are relevant to managers and policy makers in other parts of the world; Improve the communication between actors with differing viewpoints by providing a forum to discuss and confront issues on wildlife management conservation. The Journal's specific aims are as follows: Provide decision makers with current, multi-disciplinary analysis and information, from the fields of law, economics, philosophy, political science and sociology, to facilitate a systematic and scientific approach that minimizes threats to biodiversity and natural ecosystems while furthering society's socioeconomic objectives; Provide a forum to discuss the ethical, legal, socioeconomic and political implications of differing approaches to wildlife conservation, management and utilization, including the problems involved in defining and achieving sustainable use, the potential for conflict and cooperation among different philosophical approaches to conservation, and the role of the development and implementation of wildlife law regimes in policy making, particularly in developing countries where biological diversity is highest.
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