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UK Scientists Put the Finger on the Illegal Wildlife Traffickers

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Coverage featuring Nick Pamment and a breakthrough technique which now enables those in the field to take fingerprints from trafficked animals – a key step in the battle against the illegal wildlife trade

Period28 Jun 2018 → 9 Apr 2019

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TitleUK Scientists Put the Finger on the Illegal Wildlife Traffickers
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletNational Geographic
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date9/04/19
DescriptionArticle featuring quotes from Nick Pamment on a breakthrough technique by a UK university now enables those in the field to take fingerprints from trafficked animals
Producer/AuthorKieren Puffett
URLhttps://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/animals/2018/06/uk-scientists-put-finger-illegal-wildlife-traffickers
PersonsNick Pamment
TitleSeeking to nab the traffickers of endangered pangolins
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletSustainability Times
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date6/08/18
DescriptionArticle on team of researchers, including Nick Pamment at the University of Portsmouth who have come up with a method to identify the people who have handled the trafficked scales of poached pangolins via their fingerprints
Producer/AuthorDaniel T Cross
URLhttps://www.sustainability-times.com/environmental-protection/seeking-to-nab-the-traffickers-of-endangered-pangolins/
PersonsNick Pamment
TitleUK border force could start pulling fingerprints off pangolins to stop poaching
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletThe Telegraph
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date28/06/18
DescriptionArticle on researchers at the University of Portsmouth and Zoological Society of London, who have developed a new technique to remove fingermarkings from the scales of pangolins - the world’s most trafficked animal
Producer/AuthorSarah Knapton
URLhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/06/28/uk-border-force-could-start-pulling-fingerprints-pangolins-stop/
PersonsNick Pamment

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