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Poverty alone not a leading cause for involvement in illegal wildlife trade, new study says

Most inmates currently serving jail terms for wildlife trade knew that the activity was illegal but were unaware of the severity of the consequences, according to the study.Poverty alone not a leading cause for involvement in illegal wildlife trade, new study says
Trade in wildlife parts has threatened endangered animal species. Post File Photo
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : January 18, 2020
Updated at : January 18, 2020 07:36
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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