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With many plant and animal species ‘hanging on by a thread,’ UN urges action to tackle wildlife crime

The poaching and illegal trade of thousands of species across the globe present real environmental dangers and undermine the rule of law, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said today, urging shared responsibility among the international community in tackling wildlife and forest crime.



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