Yet the illegal bushmeat trade is by far the most significant threat to the survival of Africa’s wildlife – within and without protected areas.
What is needed to stem this enormous slaughter of wildlife?
Yes, more efficient judiciaries, prosecutors and wildlife agencies.
Yes, much more attention paid to rural poverty in Africa that directly leads to poaching resulting in empty forests and empty savannas.
And yes, much more recognition that Africa’s wildlife conservation crisis is not just about elephants and ivory.
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