Elizabeth Bennett

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Elizabeth Bennett, Director, Hunting and Wildlife Trade Program, Wildlife Conservation Society.

"For the past 17 years, working in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo, on an evolving wide range of wildlife conservation projects. From 1984 to 1988, this was jointly for WCS, WWF Malaysia and the Sarawak Forest Department, and subsequent to that has been for WCS and the Sarawak Forest Department. From 1993 onwards, have been Director of the WCS Malaysia Program for WCS.

"More than 70 scientific and popular publications on wildlife ecology and conservation. These include: co-author of the IUCN Red Data Book "Threatened Primates of Africa" (1988); co-editor of the book "Hunting for Sustainability in Tropical Forests" (published by Columbia University Press, 2000). This is a state-of-the-art edited volume on hunting in tropical forests world-wide, and its effects on wildlife populations; co-author of a World Bank paper "Hunting of Wildlife in Tropical Forests: Implications for Biodiversity and Forest Peoples" (2000.

"Other: 1994 - "Ridder of the Order of the Golden Ark" awarded by HRH Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands for services to the conservation of flora and fauna." [1]

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  1. Administration and Operations, Bushmeat Crisis Task Force, accessed October 5, 2008.