Capital Connection: Illicit trade of wildlife and the criminals behind this trafficking

PUBLISHED: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 11:03:57 GMT

On this week’s episode of Capital connection we go down the rabbit whole to investigate the illicit trade of wildlife joined by Richard Thomas, Global Communications Co-ordinator of the wildlife trade monitoring network, Traffic, to give us a birds-eye view of the troubling statistics of poaching. We then speak with environmental lawyer Aadila Agjee, about the limitation and prospects for development in the way of law; then Capital Connection speaks on the controversial ways to curb the illicit trade, joined by Dries Van Coller, President of the Professional Hunting Association of South Africa. Finally we speak with author Rachel Nuwer, one of the brave individuals who is helping to expose the criminals behind wildlife trafficking through her Pulitzer sponsored book Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking.…

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