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Information could reduce consumer demand for exotic pets

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The global wildlife trade is a growing threat to biodiversity, species conservation and animal welfare. A major driver is consumer demand for exotic pets, and there have been calls for information campaigns to combat this. We created a novel, online survey to assess whether such campaigns could be effective. Our website ‘matched’ individuals with an exotic pet, and asked them to rate how likely they were to purchase one. We manipulated the information shown about each pet, giving either a ‘co...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1111/conl.12270

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Conservation Letters Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
3
Pages:
337–345
Publication date:
2016-01-01
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ISSN:
1755-263X
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uuid:7990fa46-9ed0-45c4-8f99-a6e69a11739f
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623177
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pubs:623177
Paper number:
3

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