May 16, 2019
According to the USFWS, illegal and unsustainable trade in wildlife and plants is a multibillion dollar industry that is having a devastating impact on thousands of species globally. Former Scottish police detective and law enforcement expert, author, and lecturer John Sellar spent 14 years working for CITES where he became Chief of Enforcement and conducted hundreds of missions to more than 60 countries to assess enforcement and develop strategies to combat wildlife crime. His book, ‘The UN’s Lone Ranger: Combating International Wildlife Crime’, was published in January 2014. In recognition of his UN service, in 2013 he was appointed by the Queen as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire.
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