Reptiles are consistently overlooked by regulators of the trade in wildlife, but many face extinction in the wild.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~5 min
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By understanding what drives people to buy wild species, we can figure out how best to stop them.
Sept. 3, 2020 • ~7 min
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Promote new habits, find out why people engage with the wildlife trade and don't make it seem more widespread than it really is.
July 9, 2020 • ~7 min
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If wildlife trade is forced underground it could become an even bigger threat to public health, fuel black market prices, and accelerate exploitation and extinction of species in the wild.
April 8, 2020 • ~8 min
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The new coronavirus emerged from the global wildlife trade – and may be devastating enough to end it
Wild animals and animal parts are bought and sold worldwide, often illegally. This multibillion-dollar industry is pushing species to extinction, fueling crime and spreading disease.
March 31, 2020 • ~8 min
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Once a purely conservation issue, it is now also considered a threat to biosecurity, public health and the economy.
March 17, 2020 • ~6 min
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