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A powerful and provocative expose of the persistent illegal trade in endangered animals; Shocking photographs are accompanied by interviews with government officials, wildlife protection agents, and conservationists; Focuses on the poachers, smugglers and the buyers revealing the larger issues in this high-stakes game The world's illegal wildlife market is estimated by Interpol to be worth USD 6 billion a year, and is one of the fastest growing areas of international crime. Black Market tells of the forces driving this multibillion dollar trade, and profiles some of the brave activists who are fighting back. The reader is taken on a pictorial journey across the Asian continent to explore the destruction of animal habitats and the disappearance of entire species. This important book proves that we have much to gain by learning more about this truly global issue

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781932771220
ISBN-10: 1932771220
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 255mm x 16mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Mandala Publishing Group
Publisher: Mandala Publishing Group
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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