“Pauline is a generalist and a specialist at the same time, which is a hard to find combination.”
“Pauline’s thorough understanding of wildlife crime; the laws governing wildlife trade; and the parties involved in tackling the illegal trade in wildlife is excellent.”

Wildlife crime research.


An overview of research projects *

  • Black Business: Illegal rhino horn trade dynamics in Nhi Khe, Vietnam from a criminal perspective. A case study.

    Stoner, S., Verheij, P.M. and Wu, M.J. (2017)

  • Hva foregår I vår bakgård? Ulovlig handel med ville dyr I Europa (What happens in our backyard? Illegal wildlife trade in Europe)

    Miljøkrim, December 3, 2013, Verheij, P.M. (2013)

  • Reducing demand for endangered wildlife: getting the message right

    Verheij, P.M. TRAFFIC Bulletin, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2012, Cambridge UK

  • Wildlife consumption and consumers in Asia”, with a focus on Vietnam and China. A background paper for the Creative experts’ meeting on messaging to reduce consumer demand for tigers and other endangered wildlife species. Hong Kong 22-23 November 2011

    Engel, K. and Verheij, P.M. (Unpublished).

  • Developments in the struggle against the illegal Tiger trade

    Verheij, P.M., Engel, K. and Foley. K.E., TRAFFIC Bulletin Vol. 23, April 2011, Cambridge UK

  • Eliminating illicit demand for Tiger parts and products in China

    Nowell, K, Compton, J.C., Verheij, P.M. (2011). TRAFFIC, Cambridge, UK. (Unpublished)

  • Reduced to Skin and Bones. An Analysis of Tiger seizures from 11 Tiger range countries (2000-2010)

    Verheij, P.M., Foley, K.E. and Engel, K. (2010). TRAFFIC, Cambridge, UK

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Research focus

Advice on issues concerning the implementation and enforcement of national, European or international environmental and biodiversity law, tailored to meet the needs of specific target groups, including:

• NGOs looking to expand their insight in enforcement issues and/or in supporting strengthened enforcement

• Governmental (law enforcement) agencies working to improve the effectiveness of their enforcement efforts

• Businesses faced with implementation or enforcement issues related to their activities