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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Illegal Wildlife Trade

Feb.25,2008- Illegal wildlife trade in Myanmar capture in video by an activist.
There are two parts to the illegal wildlife trade. One part is played by organized crime and their suppliers in the countries where wildlife is collected. [U.S. Assistant Secretary of State] McMurray tells us about the other part of the problem: “We also have a tremendous problem with demand. There are two big markets for these products in the world. The first is China – traditional Chinese medicine, tiger bone, rhino horn... shark fins. But the U.S. is number two.”

Read More at:-
Coalition Against Wildlife Trafficking.

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