Combating Illegal Trade in Animal Products by Rapid On-Site DNA Sequencing
Prof M A Jobling, Dr C A May
21 January 2019
Illegal trading in animal products is commonplace, widespread and diverse, ranging from trafficking high-value, CITES-protected, endangered species between countries, fraudulent misidentification of by-catch fish filleted at sea (estimated at ~25%), through to substitution of low-value meat from one species into foodstuffs advertised as containing another (e.g.
Assessing a socially optimal level for global livestock
Dr P Alexander
10 January 2019
Project summary. Should we “go vegan”? The project will consider the environmental and social costs and benefits of livestock production and consumption with a view to defining whether and how patterns of both might be optimised globally.