The Future of Birds
ornithology, ecology, environmentalism, and our life in the natural world
Thursday, November 8, 2012
illegal world trade in wild birds
My theme for today - learn something about the worldwide illegal bird trade (especially parrots). This is an immense conservation problem.
"Wildlife trafficking is thought to be the third most valuable illicit commerce in the world, after drugs and weapons, worth an estimated $10 billion a year." (Smithsonian.org).
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