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The marine aquarium trade provides income for poor people in coastal communities where few other livelihood options exist and earnings can be substantial. ©Tantyo Bangun / WWF-Canon

Trading Nature: the contribution of wildlife trade management to sustainable livelihoods and the Millennium Development Goals

The marine aquarium trade provides income for poor people in coastal communities where few other livelihood options exist and earnings can be substantial. ©Tantyo Bangun / WWF-Canon

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Published 24th May 2008

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Well-managed wildlife trade can benefit poor communities—TRAFFIC, WWF

Bonn, Germany, 24th May 2008—Well-managed wildlife trade has the potential to deliver significant development benefits for the world’s poor, finds a new report by TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network, and WWF.

Trading Nature: the contribution of wildlife trade management to sustainable livelihoods and the Millennium Development Goals

Report author(s):
D. Roe

Publication date:
May 2008