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Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi

The trade of exotic animals is the third largest illegal business in the world. It follows drugs and guns closely and it is estimated by the US Humane Society that it is a $15 billion business in the US alone. As recently as March of this year, the head of the United Nations Environment Agency warned that the global illegal wildlife trade is now a multi-billion dollar criminal business and is threatening the survival of some of the planet’s most iconic species. (more…)