Experiments to understand illegal hunting for wildlife commodities

Wayne Linklater

Centre of Biodiversity & Restoration Ecology, Victoria University of Wellington

A focus on multidisciplinary investigations of theoretical and applied science in wildlife biology and an interest on their political and social dimensions. Recent publications on topics such as the sex allocation theory, mega-herbivore ecology and management, new chemical technologies for mammalian pest control, and urban residents relationships with wildlife. Weblog writing:https://sciblogs.co.nz/politecol/https://perissodactyla.wordpress.com/Institutional webpage:https://www.victoria.ac.nz/sbs/about/staff/wayne-linklater


Live-animal commodity devaluation is proposed to demotivate illegal hunting and trade in wildlife and wildlife commodities. The idea is based on the apparently simple causation between a commodity’s value and the motivation... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Wayne Linklater (Centre of Biodiversity & Restoration Ecology, Victoria University of Wellington)
  2. Sean Rudman (Victoria University of Wellington)

Topic Areas

Topics: Wildlife Trafficking/Demand Reduction , Topics: Cognitive Research (Values, Attitudes, Behaviors) , Topics: Social-Ecological Systems/Coupled Human-Natural Systems


T-1D » Trafficking and Demand Reduction (08:00 - Tuesday, 19th September, Diamond West)

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