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Trade endangering wildlife

The illicit capture and trade of wildlife products has garnered the attention of the UN General Assembly during discussions about strengthening national and international governance. International trade in endangered species products is estimated to be worth $8-10B per year globally. … Continue reading

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The flip side of citizen science

Although community participation in conservation schemes is often actively encouraged, there are concerns about internet wildlife enthusiasts inadvertently affecting the agricultural industry. Biosecurity scientists have raised the issue of online miss-identification of agricultural pest species and the potential trade implications. … Continue reading

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