Friday, October 12, 2012
A closer look at the illegal wildlife trade - in conversation with Traffic Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia is a major centre for the wildlife trade, both as a supplier and consumer of wildlife products. The region includes some of the world’s poorest countries, where the rich biodiversity is exploited by communities to eke out an existence. Elsewhere, greater affluence in rapidly developing areas has led to increased demand and purchasing power for wildlife products WILD TIME in conversation with TRAFFIC South East Asia's Elisabeth Lisa John about the illegal wildlife trade .