The Wildlife Trade Threatens People and Animals Alike

Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020

"What do the coronavirus, HIV, and the impending extinction of the world’s rhinoceroses have in common? The answer is that they are all a result of the wildlife trade, a rapidly growing, multi-billion-dollar enterprise that is driving species to extinction, damaging ecosystems, and—increasingly—threatening human health."

Read David Wilcove's full commentary on the coronvavirus and its connection to wildlife trade on Mongabay.