Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 6, 2020

China’s Ban on Wildlife Trade a Big Step, but Has Loopholes

The New York Times

The coronavirus epidemic prompted China to permanently ban trade of wild animals as food, but not for medicinal use.

China this week announced a permanent ban on wildlife trade and consumption that international conservationists greeted as a major step, but one with troublesome loopholes for trade in wild animals for medicinal uses.

Read more China’s Ban on Wildlife Trade a Big Step, but Has Loopholes, Conservationists Say – The New York Times


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