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Communication to Combat Forest Crime in the Lower Mekong and in China: A handbook based on the findings of the knowledge, attitude, practices survey on illegal logging and illegal forest trade in the Lower Mekong and in China



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  2. Camarena, I. and Inoguchi, A. (2022). Protect and Verify: Legally Trading CITESlisted trees species. [Accessed 30 September 2022]
  3. Conservation Measures Partnership. (2013). Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation Version 3.0 [Accessed 30 September 2022]
  4. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. (2021). Online workshop on physical inspection of timber shipments in the Lower Mekong Region hosted by the CITES Secretariat. [Accessed 30 September 2022]
  5. European Commission. (2021). Synopsis Report on Task 3 – Impact assessment on demand-side measures to address deforestation. [Accessed 30 September 2022]
  6. Fair, James. (2021). Study fails to find link between increased deforestation and COVID lockdowns. Mongabay. [Accessed 30 September 2022]
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. (2022) Global Forest Resources Assessment: Cambodia. [Accessed 30 September 2022]
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  11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. (2021). FAO Remote Sensing Survey reveals tropical rainforests under pressure as agricultural expansion drives global deforestation. [Accessed 30 September 2022]
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  14. Global Witness. (2020). How to tackle the illegal timber trade? New rules on implementing China’s Forest Law could hold the key. [Accessed 30 September 2022]
  15. Lindgren, D. and Kelley, S. (2019). A new way of measuring behavioural compliance for prevention program interventions using KAP Score, Development in Practice, 29:4, 489-500.
  16. McKinley, A., Wintle, E., Moore, M., Storm, C., Baker, S., Man Sheng Tong, R., Atkins, G., Chen, D. Y., Floyd, J., Chan, C., Gong, Z., Lau, C., Liu, Y., and O'Neill, C. (2021). Transnational Organised Crime in the Mekong region: Review of regional policies, operational plans, and capacity to effectively respond to emerging challenges, DT Global & DT Institute.
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  18. Middleton, C. and Matthews, N. (2014). Whose risky business?: Public–private partnerships, build-operate-transfer and large hydropower dams in the Mekong Region. Hydropower Development in the Mekong Region, pp 143-168.
  19. Mollins, Julie. (2020). Planted forests in Vietnam enhance ecosystem goods and services. Forest News. [Accessed 30 September 2022]
  20. Moorsel, T. and Fleury, M. (2020) Mapping of Industry and Investment Standards and Principles to the ASEAN Guidelines for Promoting Responsible Investment in Food, Agriculture and Forestry (ASEAN RAI). [Accessed 30 September 2022]
  21. Mukpo, A. (2020) China’s revised forest law could boost efforts to fight illegal logging.,boost%20efforts%20to%20fight%20the%20illegal%20logging%20trade [Accessed 30 September 2022]
  22. Nellemann, C., Henriksen, R., Kreilhuber, A., Stewart, D., Kotsovou, M., Raxter, P., Mrema, E. and Barrat, S. (2016). The Rise of Environmental Crime: A Growing Threat To Natural Resources, Peace, Development and Security. UNEP-INTERPOL.
  23. Reytar, K., Stolle, F. And Anderson, W. (2019) Deforestation Threatens the Mekong, but New Trees Are Growing in Surprising Places. [Accessed 30 September 2022]
  24. Richards, M., Treanor, N.B., Sun, X., and Fenton, S.T. (2022) China’s International Wood Trade: A Review, 2011-2020. Forest Policy Trade and Finance Initiative. [Accessed 30 September 2022]
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