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WWF report says online wildlife trade is on the rise in Myanmar

WWF report says online wildlife trade is on the rise in Myanmar

BANGKOK (AP) — A report from the World Wide Fund for Nature shows that illegal online wildlife purchases are on the rise in Myanmar, threatening both public health and endangered species. The report released on Friday found that enforcement of prohibitions on such transactions weakened amid political unrest following a military coup in 2021. The …

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Wildlife biologists prioritize wild animal surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 |  Smart News

Wildlife biologists prioritize wild animal surveillance for SARS-CoV-2 | Smart News

Of deer tested in Iowa between September 2020 and January 2021, one-third of total white-tailed deer had SARS-coV-2. Joseph A. Maker via Wikimedia Commons under CC BY SA 3.0 In the forests of northern Minnesota, researchers are sneaking into the dens of hibernating black bears, capturing deer in nets, and snaring wolves and moose for …

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