Wed, 1 July 2020
It's difficult to stop the illegal trade of endangered animals during "normal" times. Now, try and stop the same trade during a pandemic when there are fewer resources to inspect crates that travel all over the world.
Turtles, Sharks, and Totoaba have all paid the price. It's something we need to discuss.
Link To Article: https://www.insightcrime.org/news/brief/coronavirus-trafficking-maritime-biodiversity/
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Category:Illegal Trade -- posted at: 12:00am EDT