The Orangutan Project joins global call for the closure of wildlife markets

Founder and President of The Orangutan Project Leif Cocks has joined 76 organisations in an open letter to the World Health Organisation, the United Nations, the Office International Epizoologie, and governments of the world, calling for the closure of wildlife markets.

The 76 organisations and individuals are urging the above to strongly encourage governments across the world to introduce and enforce legislation to close wildlife markets, particularly those at which trade in live animals is commonplace, and to introduce mechanisms designed to significantly and demonstrably reduce demand for live wild animals and products derived from them...


You can read the letter here.

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