The Sportsmen’s Bill is rife with toxic provisions that threaten wildlife and public lands, erode bedrock environmental laws and undermine key conservation policies.
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Congressional leaders are negotiating the final budget for the federal government and a slew of destructive amendments or “riders” that attack America’s wildlife, water, lands and air are on the table.
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.
The illegal wildlife trade is something we imagine happening thousands of miles away, a serious but distant problem. But the fact is that the United States itself is a massive illegal wildlife black market, valued at about $2 billion dollars a year.
The joint stand that the U.S. and China have taken to battle the threats of climate change and wildlife trafficking speaks to the fact that we live in a global community. No nation exists in a vacuum, and our leaders must coordinate their efforts to make the world a better place.