Wildlife Trafficking and the Growing Online Marketplace
Illegal wildlife trafficking, which is now worth $23 billion a year, has moved to unregulated virtual online media platforms like Facebook, making law enforcement more complex and difficult. The illegal trade of wildlife and associated products threatens the survival of species across the planet. We’re hosting a Water, Oceans and Wildlife oversight subcommittee hearing on Tuesday, April 27, on regulating the wildlife trade and protecting species from trafficking and extinction. Watch live here at 3:00 p.m. Eastern.