The health of the Earth’s oceans are indicators of our planet’s overall health – when they’re in trouble, so are we. So, it’s important to keep our oceans healthy not just for marine life, but also for the future health of the entire planet.
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With millions of live animals traded legally throughout the globe each year and countless more sold on the black market, the live animal trade is thriving. Sadly, the same can’t be said for the animals caught up in it.
Even with the strictest protections, it will take decades for manta rays to recover from the unsustainable overexploitation they have experienced.
The spectacular diversity of creatures that share our warming planet also have a lot at stake in this week’s climate negotiations. If climate change is left unchecked, it could threaten one in six of the planet’s species with extinction.
Illegal wildlife products can be found even in retail stores here in the U.S. Make sure you know what questions to ask about your purchases to avoid contributing to wildlife trafficking.