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Commercial bushmeat trade is devastating wildlife

Commercial bushmeat trade is devastating wildlife Commercial bushmeat trade is devastating wildlife mongabay.com September 15, 2008 Commercial killing of rainforest wildlife is putting biodiversity at risk and reducing sources of…

48% of primates threatened with extinction

48% of primates threatened with extinction 48% of primates threatened with extinction mongabay.com August 5, 2008 48 percent of the world's primate species are at risk of extinction, according to…

Illegal wildlife trade worth $20B/yr

The illegal wildlife trade generates $5 to $20 billion annually, making it the largest illicit market after guns and drugs trafficking, reports a study released by the Congressional Research Service.…

16,306 species threatened with extinction

16,306 species threatened with extinction 16,306 species threatened with extinction mongabay.com September 12, 2007 40% of species assessed by IUCN are threatened with extinction. New tally represents a 1.2 percent…

Cuddly primate trade banned

Slow Loris trade banned Cuddly primate trade banned mongabay.com June 11, 2007 CITES delegates agreed to a total ban on trade in the slow loris, a Southeast Asian primate commonly…
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