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Estimating the extent and structure of trade in horticultural orchids via social media

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The wildlife trade is a lucrative industry involving thousands of animal and plant species. The increasing use of the internet for both legal and illegal wildlife trade is well documented, but there is evidence that trade may be emerging on new online technologies such as social media. Using the orchid trade as a case study, we conducted the first systematic survey of wildlife trade on an international social-media website. We focused on themed forums (groups), where people with similar inter...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1111/cobi.12721

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Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Mathematical Institute
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Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Conservation biology : the journal of the Society for Conservation Biology Journal website
Volume:
30
Issue:
5
Pages:
1038-1047
Publication date:
2016-10-01
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EISSN:
1523-1739
ISSN:
0888-8892
Pubs id:
pubs:611778
URN:
uri:a0d7cee8-e616-41fe-8f65-49183cdd4491
UUID:
uuid:a0d7cee8-e616-41fe-8f65-49183cdd4491
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pubs:611778
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English
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