Study highlights ‘terrible’ signs of species decline from wildlife trade

A new study found that the wildlife trade has led to a near 62% decrease in species abundance, raising concerns about its impact on terrestrial biodiversity.

Last updated on 22 February 2021

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Asia
North America
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals