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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Yellow fever, malaria and Ebola all spilled over from animals to humans at the edges of tropical forests. The new coronavirus is the latest zoonosis.
June 25, 2020 • ~11 min
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Python skin jackets and elephant leather boots: How wealthy Western nations help drive the global wildlife trade
The COVID-19 pandemic has cast a harsh light on global commerce in wildlife. But many accounts focus on demand from Asia, ignoring the role of US and European consumers.
June 19, 2020 • ~10 min
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Can Asia end its uncontrolled consumption of wildlife? Here's how North America did it a century ago
In the 1800s, Americans hunted many wild species near or into extinction. Then in the early 1900s, the US shifted from uncontrolled consumption of wildlife to conservation. Could Asia follow suit?
June 17, 2020 • ~9 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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A study has called into question the measures to clamp down on the illegal wildlife trade.
March 4, 2020 • ~4 min
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There are millions of creatures, flora and fauna stored at the National Wildlife Property Repository in Colorado
Oct. 24, 2019 • ~7 min
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