Science Advances
| by Loren McClenachan

The historical development of complex global trafficking networks for marine wildlife” is the title of the latest published paper by Loren McClenachan, the Elizabeth and Lee Ainslie Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies. The article, which McClenachan coauthored, appeared in the journal Science Advances and chronicles how the team “curated 150 years of tortoiseshell transactions and derived biologically informed harvest models to estimate the trade in critically endangered hawksbill sea turtles” to understand the linkage between trade networks and the “challenge to controlling wildlife trafficking and illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing,” according to the paper’s abstract.

McClenachan’s research partners at the Monterey Bay Aquarium wrote a blog post about their research and the paper.

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