Gov't urged to measure value of wildlife trade
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The Philippine government is being urged to measure the value of the country’s wildlife trade — which involves the importation and exportation of wild animals and their products — in order to properly monitor a what could be a multi-billion dollar industry. They are particularly calling for a global unified action to combat marine pollution and reduce its impact on migratory animals and humans in general. Held for the first time in Asia, the Philippines and Southeast Asia, being a global hotspot for marine biodiversity, takes the center stage at this year’s convention.
Miraflor, M. B. (2017, November 9). Gov't urged to measure value of wildlife trade. Manila Bulletin, p. B-10.
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Governments; Trade; Animal welfare; Marine pollution; Migratory species; International organizations; Philippine Center for Terrestrial and Aquatic Research (PCTAR); Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES); Biodiversity Management Bureau (BMB); Lim, Theresa Mundita; Chambers, Bradnee; Scanlon, John
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