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The illegal wildlife trade in the context of zoonotic diseases

Human-wildlife interactions are occurring at an unprecedented scale and intensity. One factor driving this trend, is the global trade in wildlife. While there is a legal trade in wildlife, which is subject to controls and regulations, there is also a parallel illegal trade. This illegal wildlife trade, the trafficking in wild fauna and flora, can have significant adverse impacts on human health, national security and economic development....

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Jane Moore
Jane Moore (Faculty)
1 year ago
1/22 - This is a podcast, part of a larger series on wildlife crime.