Staff at a government-run waste management facility outside Seremban, Malaysia arrange seized ivory tusks before destroying

The real costs of illegal logging, fishing, and wildlife trade: $1 trillion–$2 trillion per year

Illegal logging, fishing and wildlife trade rob the world of precious natural resources – and ultimately of development benefits and livelihoods. The statistics are grim: an elephant is poached for its tusks about every 30 minutes, an African rhino for its horn every 8 hours, one in five fish is…

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