COVID Wildlife

Photo by Luke Hunt

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA – Illegal wildlife markets could be consigned to the dustbins of history within five years amid a public outcry over their capacity to spread disease, and a widespread belief that the trade at least contributed to the coronavirus pandemic.

It’s a sentiment that has been backed by a survey by the World Wildlife Fund and strategic consultants GlobeScan, covering five key markets in East Asia, where consumption from illegal wildlife markets remains prevalent.

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Luke Hunt is a foreign correspondent, author and occasional photographer who has covered much of Asia fr the last 30 years.

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