Tag: wildlife markets

May 5, 2020

Amid pandemic, TWS urges consideration of biodiversity in wildlife trade

The Wildlife Society joined more than 250 conservation and development experts and organizations from around the world in writing to the heads of the World Health Organization, the United Nations...

April 16, 2020

Organizations plead for wildlife market closures

Amidst concern about the current coronavirus pandemic, which was likely linked to live wildlife markets, more than 240 organizations from around the world joined together last week, urging the World...

March 31, 2020

Is China’s wildlife consumption ban enough?

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 outbreak, China has banned the consumption of wildlife, hoping to stop the spread of zoonotic diseases into human populations. But does that ban go...