wildlife poaching

Legal Wildlife Traffic 10 Time More Than Illegal Traffic

Legal Wildlife Traffic 10 Time More Than Illegal Traffic

The illegal wildlife trade has serious global security implications and is one of the world’s most profitable criminal activities, valued at an estimated $10 to $23 billion per year. How can a global crisis of this magnitude be immobilised? The legal wildlife trade market is an estimated 14 times the size of the illegal market, providing loopholes in the system. TRAFFIC estimates the value of legal wildlife products imported globally in 2009 was over $323 billion.

READ MORE
0

Your Cart