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Helmeted hornbill Rhinoplax vigil. Photo: AFP

Trading Faces online trade of hornbill species on Facebook in Thailand

Helmeted hornbill Rhinoplax vigil. Photo: AFP

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Published 27 Tháng tám 2019

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Hornbills losing their heads to online trade in Thailand

Geneva, Switzerland, 27th August 2019—A new study released today to coincide with the 18th Conference to the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP18) finds hundreds of Helmeted and other hornbill parts and products offered for sale on Thai social media.

Trading Faces: Online trade of helmeted and other hornbill species on Facebook in Thailand

Report author(s):
Maethinee Phassaraudomsak, Kanitha Krishnasamy, Serene C. L. Chng

Publication date:
August 2019

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