New paper out today.
The most obvious impacts of illegal wildlife trade are on the individual tigers, orchids and lizards that are caught and sold. However, illegal trade can cause a series of cascading impacts, including on species conservation, rural communities, culture, science, and public spending.
Secondary-school-age kids who are interested in learning about sharks & marine conservation will love this online 'lesson' by Hollie Booth, part of Oxford University's school outreach programme. Hollie introduces shark conservation, from why they're threatened to what we can do to protect them.