Offences against wildlife are criminal, say UNODC and CITES

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Wildlife and forest offences should be recognized as serious transnational organized crimes with the appropriate penalties.

That is the conclusion of the heads of two UN organizations – the UN Office on Drugs and Crime and CITES, the Convention which protects endangered animal and plant species.

Gerry Adams reports.

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