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Deep dive: Illegal bushmeat trade

Laura Salm-Reifferscheidt
April 11, 2024

From customs clashes to biodiversity threats and cultural cravings, the illegal bushmeat trade is affecting health and wildlife conservation across continents. But just how widespread is it and why is it so hard to contain?


This report by Laura Salm-Reifferscheidt was developed with support from Journalismfund Europe.

Narrated by Neil King.

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