Melissa Arias

Research Interests

The overall aim of my DPhil research is to improve the knowledge base on illegal wildlife trade in the Amazon.

I am interested in using interdisciplinary methods to learn more about the demand, detectability and scale of the trade in bushmeat, exotic pets and animal parts. 

I am part of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Conservation Science (ICCS) and my supervisor is Prof. E.J. Milner-Gulland. 

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