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The Importance of Eradicating the Illegal Wildlife Trade and Preventing Future Zoonotic Disease Pandemics

Many people perceive wildlife trafficking as a victimless crime . In reality , the illegal trade of wildlife can victimise everyone . Wildlife trafficking and the addendum black market that sustains the illegal trade of wildlife products hampers biodiversity , threatens the livelihoods of people , and impacts national security and economic development.