Can social media be weaponised against the illegal wildlife trade?

It can be hard to grasp the vast scale of some illegal wildlife seizures that hit the headlines; nine tonnes of ivory found in a container arriving into Vietnam from the Democratic Republic of Congo; more than 10,000 live turtles and tortoises packed into a Madagascan house; 4,000 pangolins defrosting inside a shipping container at a port in Sumatra.

The Independent

Last updated on 01 July 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Threats: 
Illegal trade