UK Commits £7.2 Million To Tackle Illegal Wildlife Trade

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The Daily Scrum News

Reading Time: 2 minutes The illegal wildlife trade, currently estimated to be worth up to £17 billion globally per year.Endangered species including tigers, orangutans, pangolins and rosewood trees will be better protected under a range of projects funded by the government this year aimed at tackling the damaging illegal wildlife trade. Seventeen conservation projects across the globe will receive over £7 million from the UK’s flagship Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund. The illegal wildlife trade, currently estimated to be worth up to £17 billion globally per year is a serious organised cr…

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